Russell Begaye

Alexa Rogals/The Daily Times via AP, file

Louva Dahozy sat in the front of a crowded casino ballroom listening to a record number of candidates for Navajo Nation president outline plans for economic development, services for the elderly and veterans, government reform and infrastructure.

AP Photo, file

From the end of World War II to the mid-1980s, about 30 million ton of uranium ore were extracted from lands belonging to the nation's largest American Indian reservation. Today, across the Navajo Nation, sit dozens of abandoned uranium mines and the high risk to residents of contamination exposure.

michaellerner.net

The two-week filing period for Navajo Nation presidential hopefuls is open.

Coconino County Sheriff's Office

The Navajo Nation president's chief legal counsel and daughter has been placed on administrative leave, weeks after she was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

Navajo-Hopi Observer/Courtesy

It was 150 years ago that Navajo leaders and the U.S. government signed a treaty allowing tribal members to return to their homeland in the American Southwest.

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