NAVAJO - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/NAVAJO News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Mormon woman unearths past of forgotten Indian cemetery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347452-68/cemetery-sadler-winslow-buried.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347452-68/cemetery-sadler-winslow-buried.html.csp">Mormon woman unearths past of forgotten Indian cemetery</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FELICIA FONSECA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T10:42:11.118-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 10:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Winslow, Ariz. • A dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, teenagers spooked themselves on Halloween and locals dumped trash, seemingly unaware of the history beneath them. Inside cotton sacks, burlap bags and blankets buried in the ground are the remains dating back to the 1930s of stillborn babies, tuberculosis patients, and sick and malnourished Native Americans from Winslow and the nearby Navajo and Hopi reservation...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583474522014-08-28T10:42:11.118-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T10:42:11.118-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347452@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:42:11 MDT Navajo president fails to make it through primary http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58342489-68/navajo-tribal-tribe-president.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58342489-68/navajo-tribal-tribe-president.html.csp">Navajo president fails to make it through primary</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FELICIA FONSECA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T07:18:02.436-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 07:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Flagstaff, Ariz. • Navajo President Ben Shelly’s hopes for a second term were dashed Tuesday when he failed to make it through the tribe’s primary election. Navajo voters chose to send former President Joe Shirley Jr. and one-time Arizona Rep. Chris Deschene to the November general election. They were among 17 candidates vying for the top elected post on the country’s largest American Indian reservation. Rounding out the top five were Navajo lawmaker Russell Begaye; Donald Benally, the third-pla...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583424892014-08-27T07:18:02.436-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T07:18:02.436-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58342489@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:18:02 MDT Navajo president goes down in primary defeat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338629-68/president-navajo-arizona-candidates.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338629-68/president-navajo-arizona-candidates.html.csp">Navajo president goes down in primary defeat</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FELICIA FONSECA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T22:14:08.059-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 10:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Flagstaff, Ariz. • Navajo President Ben Shelly’s hopes for a second term were dashed Tuesday when he failed to make it through the tribe’s primary election. Navajo voters chose to send former President Joe Shirley Jr. and one-time Arizona Rep. Chris Deschene to the November general election. They were among 17 candidates vying for the top elected post on the country’s largest American Indian reservation. The results are unofficial until certified by the tribe’s elections office. Shirley served t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583386292014-08-26T22:14:08.059-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T22:14:08.059-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338629@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:14:08 MDT Navajo presidential race has crowded field http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58329405-68/navajo-president-nation-tribal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58329405-68/navajo-president-nation-tribal.html.csp">Navajo presidential race has crowded field</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FELICIA FONSECA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T19:40:01.888-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 07:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Flagstaff, Ariz. • Seventeen candidates are running for president of the Navajo Nation, a post that wields important influence on the country’s largest American Indian reservation. The top two vote-getters in Tuesday’s primary will advance to November’s general election. More than 114,000 Navajos are registered to vote. The race features a mix of seasoned politicians, political newcomers and the sitting president. Their platforms include securing water rights, enticing business to an area with ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58329405@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 19:40:01 MDT Letter: Navajo power plant deal nothing to celebrate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58271947-82/plant-navajo-celebrate-deal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58271947-82/plant-navajo-celebrate-deal.html.csp">Letter: Navajo power plant deal nothing to celebrate</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T17:20:59.704-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 05:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Most people celebrated the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s recent decision to compromise on pollution controls for Navajo Generating Station, attributing the outcome to a collaborative effort. It was a Kumbaya moment. Like other newspapers, The Salt Lake Tribune cheered the plan in its July 29 editorial. But this deal negotiated generations of polluted air in exchange for flexibility. That was lost in the hail of praise. The outcome of the plan is uncertain. As a result of the deal, Nava...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58271947@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 17:20:59 MDT Editorial: Power of cooperation helps end Navajo Generating Station http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58237477-82/plant-navajo-power-epa.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58237477-82/plant-navajo-power-epa.html.csp">Editorial: Power of cooperation helps end Navajo Generating Station</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T15:52:01.807-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 03:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There was a lot of outside pressure to make a deal. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was breathing down the neck of the Navajo Generating Station, which sits on the Arizona side of Lake Powell, threatening to effectively shut down what’s known as the largest coal-fired power plant in the American West. Meanwhile, some of the facility’s biggest customers — particularly the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power — had announced that it was getting out of the market for what it consider...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58237477@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:52:01 MDT