Tag Archives: Navajo Nation

Press Release: Interior Announces $1.2 Million to Be Awarded to Tribes to Take Control, Operate Their Bureau of Indian Education-Funded Schools

As part of the Obama Administration’s historic commitment to ensure that all students attending Bureau of Indian Education (BIE)-funded schools receive a world- class education, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K. … Continue reading

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Navajo Nation Supreme Court Decision in Tsosie v. Deschene

Opinion here. Based on the foregoing, by majority decision, the Court hereby enters a Permanent Writ of Mandamus against the Respondents. Under its administrative duties to implement the Election Code, the NEA is ordered to comply with 11 N.N.C. 44. … Continue reading

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NYTs Editorial: “Delayed Justice for the Navajos”

Here.

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NYTs Article on Controversy over Navajo Fluency Requirement for Political Candidates

Here is “Presidential Candidate in Navajo Nation Protests a Language Requirement.“

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Domestic Violence Prevention Conference, Navajo Nation Museum

Domestic Violence Prevention Conference will be held in Window Rock, AZ at the Navajo Nation Museum, October 15 & 16, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Flier with more information: Domestic PVC 2014 Agenda: Oct 15 & 16-Draft Agenda

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Ninth Circuit Affirms Title VII Exemption for Tribal Preference in Employment`

Here is the opinion in EEOC v. Peabody Western Coal Co.: EEOC Opinion – 09-26-2014 The syllabus: The panel affirmed the district court’s summary judgment against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission with respect to its claim that Title VII of … Continue reading

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NPR Story on Cigarette Smoking Prevention Policies on Reservations

Here. Walking onto the gaming floor at the Twin Arrows Casino near Flagstaff, Ariz., is a sensory-rich experience, with winning bells and slot machine jingles a constant. But in addition to hearing the sounds of the gaming floor, visitors also … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Rejects Challenge to EPA Decision re Four Corners Power Plant at Navajo

Here is the opinion in WildEarth Guardians v. EPA. Briefs are here.

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Oral Argument Audio in EEOC v. Peabody Western Coal

Here. Briefs are here.

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Navajo Nation Comments on DOJ’s Proposed Indian Policy

Here: 2014-04-04 NN ltr to DOJ re Indian policy The DOJ draft and call for comments are here: 2013-11 DOJ draft principles for working with tribes 2014-02-11 DOJ DTL ltr re DOJ Indian policy

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