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Guest column: Bates clarifies issues surrounding presidential race
It is imperative that I provide clarification regarding an article entitled, "Election for president postponed to 2015," that was published in the Nov. 20 edition of the Navajo Times.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Guest column: Indian country deserves economic opportunity
Today, America is in the middle of an energy revolution, which will create millions of new jobs and generate billions of dollars in revenue over the next decade.Today, America is in the middle of an energy revolution, which will create millions of new jobs and generate billions of dollars in revenue over the next decade.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Guest column: Thoughts on Thanksgiving
I look forward to Thanksgiving every year because there is a lot of good food and you get to spend time with your family.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Guest column: More thoughts on Thanksgiving
Many people look forward to Thanksgiving Day, especially me. Thanksgiving is a national holiday that I hope everyone participates in. I love Thanksgiving. It's one of my favorite holidays.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Guest column: Improve your circulation with exercise
Peripheral arterial disease, or PAD, is the medical term for poor circulation in the legs due to blockage of the arteries. This serious but often misdiagnosed condition will likely show no symptoms until an artery is already more than 60-percent blocked.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Letter to the editor: Veterans put country before self
Ya'ta'hey, Silá ło Sii (Veterans),

I'm Floyd Dawson, from Tonalea, Arizona, Western Navajo Agency to let you know that I appreciate the sacrifices our veterans make for our country. Again, thank you veterans for protecting the freedom I enjoy.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Guest column: Healing the wound
For most healthy individuals, a stubbed toe, cut or scrape is a minor inconvenience easily remedied with an ice pack or a bandage.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Letter to the editor: Navajo Board of Election Supervisors: people are highest political authority
The Navajo Board of Election Supervisors (NBOES) has a responsibility and obligation to ensure that all election process are done in a fair and impartial manner, free of corruption, intimidation and fraud.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Letter to the editor: Water rights important for Navajo Nation future
Diné leadership has for too long neglected sincere advocacy for securing our sacred water.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Editorial: Navajo-Hopi Observer online comment system to move to Facebook commenting Nov. 12
Our nhonews.com comments section, and all relative Western News&Info Inc. online publications will implement a change to our article comments system in the coming weeks.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Letter to the editor: Where do children learn to speak fluent Navajo?
If the Navajo Nation and its constituency are concerned about having youth speak fluent Diné, then it should be publicly taught at an early age.
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Guest column: Help your child stay healthy and happy
Between birth and 5 years old, children are developing habits - good and bad - that affect the rest of their lives.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

First Things First Blog: Protect kids teeth; Prevent school absences
Did you know that tooth decay is among the most common health issues affecting young children, and that dental disease is one of the leading causes of school absence?
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Some Navajos feel leadership letting people down by keeping Deschene out of race
We, the undersigned, submit this letter to express our concerns with how Chris Deschene's voters are being discriminated against and how our voting rights are being taken away.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Navajo government should be based on clan relationships
Chris Deschene and Joe Shirley, if one of you is elected president, please reform the Navajo Nation government and establish a traditional Navajo constitutional government based on the Navajo clan relationships and use the Navajo language to write the traditional Navajo constitutional government - you'll be the first Navajo Nation president to write it in Navajo language, that's history making for the Navajo people - honor our sacred code talkers and families.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Letter: Young, educated Navajos should be allowed to lead Nation
Since I graduated from college, my mother has asked me the same question repetitiously, "Would you ever come back to the reservation?" My response would always be, "It depends on what you mean by 'come back' and most likely the answer is no." I told her there are many reasons why my answer is no and one of them came to light this week by the actions of Dale E. Tsosie and Hank Whitethorne.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014

First Things First Blog: Parents/Caregivers are Allies in Battle Against Early Childhood Obesity
Health statistics show that childhood obesity tends to follow kids through adolescence and into adulthood.In fact, kids as young as 5 are showing risk factors...
Thursday, October 2, 2014

Letter: Tuba City School District staff deserves recognition
On behalf of the Governing Board of Tuba City Unified School District #15, our parents, grandparents, and the communities that we serve, I extend a warm welcome to you as we enter another year in the Tuba City Unified School District educational system.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Guest column: Zuni Pueblo, Acoma Pueblo and Laguna Pueblo join Hopi Tribe in opposing the Grand Canyon Escalade project
The Pueblo people have historically come together to join forces against threats to their land, culture and lifeways.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014


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