Thursday, December 18, 2014
Shiprock Department for Self Reliance Office Closed, Indefinitely
Vice President Jim on repartriation mission to Paris to retrieve sacred masks
Health, Education, and Human Services Committee approves the purchase of two new buses for Navajo Tr
All 13 IHS obstetric facilities designated as Baby-Friendly
Outgoing NHA Board looks forward to transition meeting
President Shelly executes line-item veto of Legislation No. CN-58-14
16 students graduate from intensive NGS training program, third class in history of course with 100
President Shelly vetoes Legislation No. CN-55-14, approves two other bills
President Shelly enacts amendments to criminal code of the Navajo Nation
Residents of Navajo feel Sedona Quake
President Shelly praises Navajo contestants in Wrangler National Finals Rodeo
Council Delegates pay tribute to Navajo Veterans
Russell Begaye steps in as candidate for Navajo Nation President in Special Election
Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives 2014 Annual Report from Tuba City Regional
Naat'aji Nahat'a Hane' - November 2014
Navajo Nation pleased to work with U.S. EPA on proposed carbon rule for tribes
Protect kids’ teeth; prevent school absences
Iiná baa’ áhayá - Take Care of Your Life
RDC approves FY 2015 Tribal Transportation Improvement Program
Navajo Nation Health Advisory – Ebola Virus Disease
President Shelly praises $4.4 million Raytheon Dine’ Facility expansion
IHS Announces Change in Health Care Services for Beneficiaries in the Ganado Service Area
National Indian education leaders view Navajo housing documentary
Video of President Ben Shelly vetoing Legislation No. CO-47-14
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
National Awareness Calender 2014
National Cancer Awarness Calender
National Ribbon Awareness Months
DECE 15 - Navajo Nation Council Meetings
December Window Rock Fitness Schedule 2014
DECE 3 thru FEB 5 - NNHRC Public Hearings, Gallup NM; Flagstaff, Cortez, CO; AZ; Farmington NM
DECE 19 - Christmas 2014 Parade, Ft Defiance AZ
DECE 19 - Dilkon Youth Services Open House & Health Expo, Dilkon AZ
JAN 5 and 6 - Free Training ASIST 11, Kykotsmovi AZ
JAN 9 - The New Mexico Tribal-State Judicial Consortium, Albuquerque NM
JAN 9 - NNHRCs regular meeting rescheduled, St. Michaels AZ
JAN 14 & 15 - ASSIST ( Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training), Farmington NM
JAN 21 - Building Successful Business Relationships with American Indian Tribes, Norman, OK
FEB 6 - 17th annual Creating Cultural Harmony, Farmington NM
FEB 15 for JUN 21 thru 17 - Native STAND - Student Together Against Negative Decisions, Portland OR
FEB 20 & 21 - NM Organic Farming Conference, Albuquerque NM
MAR 4 thru 7 - 21st Annl NM Breast Feeding Conference, Alburquerque NM
APR 8 - Four Corners Career Expo, Farmington NM


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.


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.


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.


  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.


  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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