Latest Navajo Nation Stories

2008-07-25 15:00:58

By Alysa Landry, The Daily Times, Farmington, N.M. Jul. 25--BLOOMFIELD -- The school year at Dzilth-na-o-dith-hle Community School may begin with vacancies in two of the top three administrative positions.

2008-07-23 12:00:48

By Cornelia De Bruin, The Daily Times, Farmington, N.M. Jul. 23--FARMINGTON -- Confidence, tempered by expectations of litigation, describe the sentiment at Bracewell and Giuliani, the Washington, D.C., law firm representing Sithe Global as it awaits permission to build Desert Rock Power Plant.

2008-07-21 18:00:27

The head of the Navajo Nation today appealed to President Bush to intervene to prevent the imminent shutdown of satellite communications for the Navajos' entire public safety network.

2008-07-17 12:01:05

By Alysa Landry, The Daily Times, Farmington, N.M. Jul. 17--SHIPROCK -- Cultural sensitivity and a focus on academics rank high on the list of characteristics parents and staff from Central Consolidated School District want to see in the next superintendent.

2008-07-04 09:00:23

PAGE, Ariz. -- The search continues for a man believed to have drowned near Lake Powell. The National Park Service said Thursday that they are searching an area near Piute Farms within the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area for Benjamin Saltwater, 23, of Kayenta, Ariz.

2008-07-01 21:00:16

By Andrea Schoellkopf Journal Staff Writer The children getting off buses and running through the playgrounds of Edward Gonzales Elementary today aren't a mirage. Six weeks before the official first day of school, classes are resuming early for more than 3,500 students in 25 Albuquerque schools.

2008-06-27 09:03:03

By Bill Coates A major California utility plans to cut the switch on its share of electricity from a large coal-fired power plant in northern Arizona, citing a need to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions.

2008-06-18 06:05:00

The contamination of tomatoes with a rare strain of salmonella has led to the largest outbreak of food-borne illnesses since E. coli in spinach killed five and sickened hundreds almost two years ago. But it could have been a lot worse.

2008-06-17 09:00:32

By Geoffrey Fattah Deseret News A federal judge has given the managers of a Navajo nonprofit organization 10 days to hand over financial documents to the state of Utah or face contempt. During a hearing Monday, U.S.

2008-01-08 09:01:00

By Ben Winslow, Stephen Speckman and Pat Reavy Deseret Morning News Poor weather conditions may have forced a bus to detour from its normal route before it rolled several times near Mexican Hat, San Juan County, killing nine people and injuring 20 others. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt.

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2014-10-16 11:48:23

The Navajo-Churro, also known as the Churro, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in North America. The breed’s origin began when Native American tribes, including the Hopi and the Navajo, acquired Spanish Churra sheep from explorers during the 1500’s and bred them with Jacob sheep. The breed was given a new name, the Churro sheep, by frontiersmen and although the breed was important to Native American culture, the United States government nearly decimated the breed by sponsoring...

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