Sunday, August 02, 2015
 
Announcements
What is the Navajo FVRx Program
Navajo Nation Council confirms appointments for key positions
American Indian Graduate Center and REDW Collaborate to Create New Scholarship
Delegates urge President Begaye to approve $3 million for Navajo youth
Budget and Finance Committee receives report regarding the financial status of the Navajo Nation Hos
Commissioner Espinoza Appointed to Serve On National Telecommunications Task Force
Navajo Nation presents united voice at Utah Native American Summit
Bowl Canyon Recreation Area Re-Open
NAVAJO DEPARTMENT OF DINÉ EDUCATION MEETS WITH USDOE AND BIE TO IMPLEMENT NAVAJO NATION ALTERNATIVE
Navajo Nation Council approves Alcohol Tax
Navajo Nation Council Confirms Three Begaye-Nez Cabinet Members
Navajo youth participate in bike ride to promote drug and suicide prevention
President Begaye Meets with U S Department of Education Bureau of Indian Education
New Mexico Indian Affairs Department NewsBlast July 27 Issue
Crownpoint Hospital Emergency Room Resumes 24 Hour Operations
Office of the Speaker - 2015 Summer Session Report
American Indian Graduate Center Announces New Board Members
Navajo Nation leaders sign historic “One Nation, One Voice” agreement
State task force members meet with Arizona Governor in first ever Tribal Leadership Roundtable
Speaker Bates urges Obama Administration to support the Bears Ears National Conservation Area and Na
Council’s progress highlighted in report from Speaker Bates
State task force members meet with Arizona Governor in first ever Tribal Leadership Roundtable
In Honor, Recognition and Celebration of Native Youth Proclamation
Delegate Crotty helps Navajo students attend the 2015 White House Tribal Youth Gathering
Capacity Builders, Inc. and the Shiprock chapter are hosting a one-day workshop on sustainable farmi
President Begaye announces new appointments to NNTRC, Navajo DOT
President Begaye, Vice President Nez meet with U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Deana Jackson joins the American Indian Cancer Foundation’s Board of Directors
President Begaye, Vice President Nez issue proclamation, honor native youth
Council members discuss economic development with federal officials
Health, Education, and Human Services Committee supports U.S. Senate bill The Every Child Achieves A
Law and Order Committee receives report from the Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety
Council Delegates advocate for federal funding for the completion of Navajo Indian Irrigation Projec
Delegate Shepherd presents power line project funding for 59 families
Resources and Development Committee directs Navajo Housing Authority to prioritize Navajo veterans i
Eastern Navajo Land Commission discusses Land Buy-Back Program
Vice President Nez attends agency council, Coyote Canyon building dedication
Navajo Land Department delegated to approve land withdrawal designations
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights visits the Navajo Nation
Gaming Compact with New Mexico set to take effect on Monday
PRC Grants Aug 1 Extension For PNMs San Juan Filing
Budget and Finance Committee supports changes to the Arizona Transaction Privilege Tax law
President Begaye, Vice President Nez announce OPVP Veterans Liaison, attend Navajo Nation Veterans S
President Begaye announces new appointments to Dine’ College Board of Regents
Navajo Nation leaders reach unprecedented agreement on priorities
Navajo Nation Council approves refinancing of Nation’s loan
President Begaye appoints two new members to Dine’ Board of Education
Voleenteers needed - The Native American Disability Law Center
Herman Daniels, Jr. elected to fill vacant seat on Council
Speaker Bates honors Navajo Code Talkers at 4th of July Celebration
President Russell Begaye honors Navajo Code Talker Bahe Ketchum
Officials meet to discuss closure of Crownpoint Medical Center
Navajo Nation leaders meet to address top priorities
Navajo Nation supports Congressional bills to prohibit Tohono O’odham Nation casino development in t
NM Native-american-tax-exemption
Pinon Unified School District loses nine buses to overnight fire
Navajo Area I.H.S. Provides an Update on Health Services at Crownpoint Healthcare Facility
President Begaye, Vice President Nez meet with U.S. Congressmen, Senators
Resolution requiring candidates to satisfy ethics violations prior to running for office becomes law
GRASSROOTS ORGANIZATIONS RECEIVE $8,000.00 IN ANONYMOUS DONATION FOR “RADIATION MONITORING PROJECT”
Tree Harvest Permits Being Issued at No Charge
OPVP Executive Branch Eastern Agency Council Report
Grand opening of Kayenta public safety facility
Casting Call Now for Filming in AUG 10 thru 28 - CASTING CALL Two Navajo Male Roles, Tucson AZ
Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives report regarding Project K’é
President Begaye, Vice President Nez honor Navajo Nation Treaty Day
NFD - Campfire Safety Tips
No Off Reservation Travel Memo
National Indian education leaders view Navajo housing documentary
Application for Exemption for American Indians & Alaska Natives Eligible to Receive Services from...
College Fees and Tuition Now Waived for Foster Children in New Mexico
Events
APR thru SEPT 2015 Wellness & Spay and Neuter Schedule, Navajo Nation Wide
National Awareness Calender 2014
National Cancer Awarness Calender
National Ribbon Awareness Months
Navajo Nation weekly Council Meetings
JULY Window Rock Fitness Schedule 2015
JUN 13 thru AUG 1 - 2015 Defiance X-Country Series
JUN 25 - JAN 30 2016 - 40 Years with the Navajo Pt 2
JUL 25 thru AUG 1 - 2015 Running for a Stronger and Healthier, Navajo Nation Wide
AUG 5 thru 9 - 94th Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial, Gallup NM
AUG 7 - Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission’s regular meeting, St Michaels AZ
AUG 7 - 2015 Breastfeeding Celebration, Window Rock AZ
AUG 7 thru 9 - Back to school Free Tax weekend, NM
AUG 10 thru 28 - CASTING CALL Two Navajo Male Roles, Tucson AZ
AUG 12 - 5th Annul Walk for Hozho, Tse Bonito NM to WIndow Rock AZ
AUG 13 - Culture Nights “Traditional Harvesting”, Ft Defiance AZ
AUG 14 - Navajo Code Talker Day, Window Rock AZ
AUG 14 - Navajo Code Talker Day Gourd Dance, Window Rock AZ
DEADLINE: AUG 17 - AUG 25 - QuickBooks Workshop, Gallup NM
AUG 18, 19, 20 - Child Care Health Consultation Training Series, Tucson AZ
AUG 19 thru 21 - Native American BI Summit, Albuquerque NM
AUG 21 - Basic Financial Class, Window Rock AZ
AUG 28 - Time Management Class, St Michaels AZ
SEPT 8 thru 10 - 2015 Navajo Criminal Justice Summit, Albuquerque NM
SEPT 15, 16, 17 - 2015 National Native American Background Investigation and Technology Conference,
OCT 1 thru 4 - 2015 Northern Navajo Nation Fair, Shiprock NM
OCT 12, 13, 14 - Achieving Excellence, Harmony, and Balance Conference, Seattle, WA
OCT 24 Chinle Agency Half Marathon Chinle 2015
NOV 4 thru 6 - 123th Annl Fatherhood is Leadership Conference, Mesa AZ
NOV 19 thru 22, AISES National Conference, Phoenix AZ

Vision

Navajo Nation Office of Broadcast Services will inspire and empower the Navajo people through the sacred power of communication. We will be an essential and cultural resource, ensuring and disseminating factual information for the sake of knowledge and intelligence for the Navajo people.

Mission

To always provide public mass communication services to the people of the great Navajo Nation. Creating, producing and distributing culutally-aware programs and services that educate, inform and engage our audiences.

Purpose

The purpose of the Navajo Nation Office of Broadcast Services is to promote the expansion and strengthening of new and existing mass communication services to the Navajo People.

Goals

  1. Produce public information, news educational programs, archival documentation and other media announcements for distribution to area media outlets including but not limited to Audio, Video, Broadband, Internet Webcasting, Photography, Filming.
  2. Develop and implement fee schedules and grant permission to individuals, cinematography matters involving the use of the Nation's resources, citizens, culture and land. However, nothing with the Plan of Operation shall be construed to limit amateur photography of cinematography by other means by journalist members of the press for the use in news account pertaining to the Navajo Nation.
  3. Where requested and appropriate, review materials slated for release or production for cultural accuracy.
  4. Maintain an average of 100 hours of local programming hours, archival video and radio production.
  5. Maintain a revenue stream from video/audio production utilizing digitally enhanced production services.
  6. The issuance of commercial film/photography permits.
  7. Maintain a revenue stream from the number of permits issued.
  8. To adopt and implement phased projects toward digital transition of television and radio.

Services

  1. Production of audio or visual segments for public service announcements, educational announcements, emergencies, public-community project updates, and public health/safety awareness.
  2. An all-Navajo language programming (one bi-lingual).
  3. Loyal network with seven regional radio stations:
    • KABR – Alamo, NM
    • KTDB – Pine Hill, NM
    • KGLP – Gallup, NM
    • KYAT - Gallup, NM  
    • KHAC - Tse Bonito, NM 
    • KWIM - Tse Bonito, NM 
    • KTBA - Tuba City, AZ 
    • KRMH - Red Mesa, AZ 
    • KUYI - Hopi, AZ 
    • These stations receive our daily broadcast programs in partnership. 

  1. Only we have all-media access to closed Navajo Nation Governmental sessions, i.e. Closed or special council sessions, Presidential/executive addresses, and Judicial sessions. 
  2. Land use permits for commercial filming, photography and cinematography with respect to Navajo Nation resources and culture.
   

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