Jonathan Nez

Reuters via PBS

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez has asked President Donald Trump to commute the death sentence of a Navajo man convicted in the 2001 killing of a fellow tribal member and her 9-year-old granddaughter.

Kristin Murphy/The Deseret News/AP

The Navajo Nation enacted a shortened lockdown over the weekend to protect against the spread of coronavirus.


Navajo Nation officials say they’ll shorten this weekend’s reservation-wide lockdown to 32 hours.

Navajo Nation Council

Navajo Nation lawmakers are meeting remotely this week for their summer session.


Residents of the Navajo Nation are being encouraged to refrain from traveling ahead of a weekend lockdown meant to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.