Anne Minard
5/3/16
It’s nearly seven years to the day since President Barack Obama signed a law repealing the Bennett Freeze on the Navajo Nation, and still, residents of the area are waiting to see ...
Alysa Landry
10/27/15
Navajo President Russell Begaye is calling for less talk and more action when it comes to rehabilitation of the former Bennett Freeze...
Anne Minard
7/8/15
The Navajo Nation is fighting a second multi-million dollar hit to its housing budget this year, and the latest one is raising an alarm about overreach, by Congress, into Indian af...
Anne Minard
3/16/15
The Senate has issued a new bill to reauthorize a federal Indian housing program – and, unlike its companion House bill, it keeps unspent Navajo funds intact...
Anne Minard
3/5/15
The Navajo Nation is sounding the alarm about federal legislation that could cost the tribe $81 million this year in funds for housing projects, if Congress approves it as written...
Anne Minard
2/9/15
A Congressional delegation recently visited the impoverished borderlands shared by the Navajo and Hopi tribes in Arizona, promising solutions...
Anne Minard
7/4/13
Pauline Whitesinger, a Navajo elder, has suffered two life-changing insults that have left her in a dilapidated version of the house she grew up in near Big Mountain, on the wester...
Anne Minard
12/18/12
By rights, thousands of Navajos living in the former Bennett Freeze area should be able to repair their homes and build new infrastructure, since President Obama lifted prohibition...
ICTMN Staff
5/17/12
For 40 years, homes in Cameron, Arizona and areas making up 1.8 million acres around it sat idly by as owners were unable to update, repair or build under what was known as the Ben...
Elsa Johnson
11/4/12

Elsa Johnson, a Navajo grassroots activist and renewable energy consultant, has fond memories of the time when voter turnout on the Navajo Nation surprised Arizona. Her own family still participates in voting as a tradition, an anticipated and highly social event....

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