Navajo Nation

TO'HAJIILEE, NM - NOVEMBER 2:  Elsie Werito, 84, a member of the To'hajiilee Chapter of the Navajo Nation, waits in line to cast her ballot at the Desiderio Center November 2, 2004 in To'hajiilee, New Mexico. Werito said she has been voting all her life and has never missed an election.  (Photo by Rick Scibelli/Getty Images)

Disqualified Navajo Candidate Aims To Stay In Race

A Navajo presidential candidate disqualified from the race after a court determined he could not speak the tribe’s language fluently is holding out hope officials on the nation’s largest Indian reservation will provide a way for him to remain on the ballot.

17 hours ago

File photo of a wildfire in the Santa Fe National Forest. (Photo by Neil Jacobs/Getty Images)

Crews Fighting Navajo Blaze Search For Hot Spots

Hundreds of firefighters spent Sunday scouring steep and rugged terrain just east of the Arizona-New Mexico border for any hot spots left from a wildfire that has scorched more than 22 square miles of the Navajo Nation.

06/22/2014

A Native American member  of the Navajo Nation.  (credit: SAUL LOEBAFP/Getty Images)

Legislators Ask Navajos To Renegotiate Compact

A legislative panel asked the Navajo Nation and Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration on Friday to renegotiate a proposed compact to restrict the state’s largest tribe to their existing casinos rather than allowing an expansion of gambling.

01/31/2014

Justice-Department

Builder Sentenced In Housing Fraud

Prosecutors say Wiliam Aubrey used housing money for gambling, jewelry.

09/10/2013

File photo of horses on drought-plagued land. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Navajos Round Up Horses On Drought-Stricken Land

Navajo Nation rangers have rounded up numerous horses in northwestern New Mexico under an operation conducted as part of the tribe’s response to the continuing drought.

08/19/2013

KXNT GENERIC

Homebuilder Steals Federal Money For Gambling Habit

A federal court jury in Las Vegas found a Nevada-based homebuilder guilty of siphoning off federal money that was supposed to be used to build Navajo Nation affordable homes.

05/03/2013

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