“We appreciate Secretary Sebelius’ service and commitment to create a tribal advisory committee and to help implement a meaningful consultation policy. The secretary took consultation to heart in developing consultation policies,” said Vice President Jim. Read more.
The National Security Agency inducted Native American Code Talkers into its Cryptologic Hall of Honor at a ceremony today hosted by the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. "We are privileged to be here this morning to present a plaque honoring these men to the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian," said NSA deputy chief of staff Trumbull D. Soule.
In his testimony, President Shelly called for an increase in the Natural Resource Management line item. “Regulatory approval and permit requirements are burdensome. Funding this line item will allow us to better utilize our resources and will help create jobs,” said President Shelly.
The Navajo Nation Washington Office monthly newsletter Wáshindoon Bahane is now available. In this issue: Second Housing Bill Introduced in House, Special Diabetes Program Moves One Step Closer to Reauthorization, Mary Roan Joins the NNWO team, Navajo Advocates Budget Priorities to Interior and more.
Navajo Vice President Statement on Secretary Sebelius Resignation
Navajo Nation’s comments on the Department of Justice’s proposed Statement of Principles for Working with Federally Recognized Indian Tribes
Native American Code Talkers Receive NSA Honor
Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly Presents Navajo Budget Priorities to Congress