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The Navajo Nation is considering buying Colorado ranchland that contains two mountains the tribe believes to be sacred.
July 24, 2017
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The Navajo Nation Council voted to keep the Navajo Generating Station open until 2019 then work with its owner to shut it down. This legislation buys the tribe a little more time to find a new source of revenue and jobs.
June 27, 2017
In Fry Bread Nation, we explore Navajo food staples like mutton, blue corn mush and fry bread. Some are a source of strength while others carry hidden risks.
June 26, 2017
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The Navajo Nation Council will hold a special session Monday to decide when to shut down the Navajo Generating Station. The tribe is negotiating a longer lease.
June 24, 2017
Window Rock
The Navajo Nation, the largest reservation in the country, is finally getting its first Starbucks in Window Rock. This is another sign that the tribe’s capital city is growing.
June 21, 2017
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The Navajo tribal government has been giving out bonuses to its employees, totaling millions in public funds, according to a recent audit.
June 20, 2017
Bears Ears
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended the president and Congress shrink the size of Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah. President Donald Trump has ordered the secretary to review any monument bigger than 100,000 acres.  
June 12, 2017
Mexico will hold its presidential elections next year. And for the first time, an indigenous woman is running for the office.
June 05, 2017
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A former chapter manager on the Navajo Nation faces 86 tribal criminal charges for stealing more than $1 million.
May 26, 2017
I Dont Konform
A Navajo heavy metal band is releasing its first album May 27. They call themselves “I Dont Konform.” And unless you live on the reservation you probably haven’t heard of them. But they recently got the attention of one of the most sought-after producers in the world.
May 19, 2017

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