TRIBAL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TRIBAL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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