Jonathan Nez

indianz.com

A Navajo Nation official has determined that the tribe's current vice president is still eligible to continue running for tribal presidency despite leaving out a 2002 misdemeanor conviction out of his candidate application.

waterriverlifegiver.org

The Navajo Nation's vice president is facing a challenge in his bid for the tribe's top elected post.

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

A group of Navajo runners had reached a dusty New Mexico hilltop while retracing a 400-mile desert route that their ancestors had crossed a century and a half earlier.

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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