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Navajo Families receive new housing to replace homes lost in Asaayi Lake Fire

NASCHITTI, N.M.– On Tuesday, Council Delegate Steven Begay (Coyote Canyon, Mexican Springs, Naschitti, Tohatchi, Bahastl’a’a’) had the honor of presenting the key to a new home to 84-year-old Emma Roanhorse, a lifelong resident of the Naschitti community who lost her home in the Asaayi Lake Fire in 2014, which burned over 14,000 acres. Speaker LoRenzo Continue Reading

Navajo Nation Council Delegate and Arizona Congressman meet with abandoned uranium mine community members

TACHEE/BLUE GAP, Ariz. – Council Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr., who represents the community of Tachee/Blue Gap on the 23rd Navajo Nation Council, invited US Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ) to tour the Claim 28 abandoned uranium site on Tuesday, which is located approximately five-miles northeast of Tachee/Blue Gap Chapter. For decades, nearly 30 million tons Continue Reading

Tribal, gaming officials break ground on new Convention Center

From CHEROKEE ONE FEATHER By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. The previous expansion at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort in 2013 was dubbed a “masterpiece”, and now tribal and gaming officials of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are expanding the canvas and adding more amenities to the property. Ground was broken on the morning of Tuesday, June Continue Reading

Department of Energy Issues $2 Billion Tribal Energy Loan Guarantee Program Solicitation

WASHINGTON D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued the first loan guarantee solicitation for the Tribal Energy Loan Guarantee Program (TELGP) under DOE’s Loan Programs Office. This solicitation provides as much as $2 billion in partial loan guarantees to support economic opportunities for Native American and Alaska Native communities through energy development projects Continue Reading

2018 Tribal Planning and Western Planner Conference

Building Partnerships Through Understanding Cooperation and Consultation The Tribal Planning Interest Group of APA, the American Planning Association, and the Western Planning Resources/The Western Planner are co-hosting this conference being held Aug. 5-8 in Fort Hall, Idaho. As an added bonus, this conference is being held in conjunction with the 2018 Shoshone-Bannock Festival, Rodeo, Pow-Wow Continue Reading