Thursday, April 24, 2014
   
Announcements
Navajo Nation Council Spring Session to be streamed live on the web
Navajo Vice President Rex Lee Jim Statement on Secretary Sebelius Resignation
Federal report confirms barriers to housing development across Indian Country
Law and Order Committee approves amendment to the Navajo Nation Veteran's Trust Fund
ASU Hozho’ and Education brings together students, tribal leaders
Navajo Code Talker Samuel Smith, Sr. Passes
Budget and Finance Committee receives report regarding 'imminent threats' from uranium mining
LeChee Electrification Projectbrings power to 63 families
Speaker Pro Tem Bates appoints Leonard Gorman as interim Chief of Staff
Naabik’iyátí’ Committee takes quick action on several key legislations
STATEMENT FROM SPEAKER JOHNNY NAIZE REGARDING LEGISLATION NO. 0069-14
Speaker Pro Tem LoRenzo Bates urges Council to move forward
Resources and Development Committee receives report regarding Nacogdoches Oil and Gas Inc.
PRC Chairwoman Continues Push For Positive Change Within Agency
New Mexico All-Star boys basketball team wins shootout against Arizona
President Shelly Statement on Naize: Decision to place Speaker Naize on leave is internal to Council
Navajo Nation to receive $1 billion settlement from Tronox bankruptcy case
Navajo Nation to receive $1 billion court settlement for uranium mine cleanup
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Budget and Finance Committee receives report on the status of the Veteran ho
Multi-jurisdictional case under investigation by Navajo Police, Arizona DPS
President Shelly lauds contract award for Navajo-Gallup Water Supply System
Community members voice concerns about law enforcement on reservations at Kykotsmovi and Tuba City l
Navajo Advocates Budget Priorities to Interior
Resources and Development Committee receives report regarding the proposed Navajo Rangeland Improvem
Speaker Naize expresses condolences over the passing of Chairman Jimmy R. Newton, Jr. of the Souther
NHA hosts training to get staff ready for new Homeownership programs
Naabik’iyátí’ Committee opposes liquor license renewal for Sanders liquor establishment; tables bill
Gov. Martinez announces $78 million funding for U.S. Route 491
House Reauthorizes Special Diabetes Program
President Shelly, Gov. Brewer sign $7 million agreement for NTU
Navajo Leaders Testify before Congress on Land Division Bill
Governor Susana Martinez to Announce Translation of “Readers Raise the Roof," Advanced Placement Edu
Governor Announces Translation of Education Materials and Resources into the Navajo Language
Governor Announces Translation of Education Materials and Resources into the Navajo Language
Donation request: St Michael Indian School raising $10,000 to buy music instruments, pianos,........
Navajo Advocates Budget Priorities to Interior
Native Housing Bill Makes Ground In Congress
Application for Exemption for American Indians & Alaska Natives Eligible to Receive Services from...
Law and Order Committee receives report on law enforcement and criminal justice programs at NTU
Department for Self Reliance Makes an Impression at the Six Tribal TANF Conference in Tucson, AZ
Law and Order Committee approves support of Arizona H.B. 2559 to aid in the construction of a Navajo
Delegate Butler introduces legislation opposing the use of disparaging references to Native People b
Resources and Development Committee receives report regarding awareness of agricultural-related inju
Health Education and Human Services Committee opposes the legalization of marijuana in Arizona
NHA debuts documentary on Navajo housing crisis to national audience on Capital Hill
Health, Education, and Human Services Committee approves legislation to amend the plan of operation
College Fees and Tuition Now Waived for Foster Children in New Mexico
Events
2014 National Health Information Center Calendar
APR 14 - Navajo Nation Council Meetings
APR 2014 - Window Rock Wellness Center Fitness Schedule, Window Rock AZ
APR thru JUN - 2014 Wellness & Spay/Neuter Schedule-Navajo Nation Veterinary Mobile Unit Schedule
APR 9 thru APR 30 - NNSDP Child Abuse Prevention Walking Series, Kayenta AZ
APR 9 thru AUG 27 - Free Equine Castration & Mare Birth Control Vaccine 2014, Navajo Nation Wide
APR 21 - Navajo Nation Council Spring Session, Window Rock AZ
APR 21 thru 25 - NNDH Public Health Week, Window Rock AZ
APR 22 - Earth Day
APR 22 - Open Mic Night, Window Rock AZ
APR 23 - NNSDP PCRM Native Food - The movie, Window Rock AZ
DEADLINE APR 23 - APR 30 - Violence in the Workplace, Farmington NM
APR 23 - 2014 HOPI Code Talkers Recognition Day, Kykotsmovi, AZ
APR 24 thru 26 - 2014 Gathering of Nations, Albuquerque NM
APR 26 - DBHS 10k Run, Tohatchi NM
APR 26 - AZ Law Enforcement Special Olympics Navajo Nation Torch Run, Window Rock to Tuba City
APR 29 & 30 - 5th Annual Agriculture and Youth Conference Trade Show, Window Rock AZ
APR 30 & May 1 - Spirituality Day & Trail Ride, Window Rock AZ
MAY 1 - Maternity Care & Infant Feeding in Indian Country, Albuquerque NM
MAY 2 - To'hajiilee Justice Day, To'hajiilee NM
MAY 2 - 3rd Annual ASU RECHARGE Conference, Phoenix AZ
MAY 3 - ZOOFEST, Window Rock AZ
MAY 6 thru 8 - Synergy: Addressing the Impact of Domestic Violence on Children, Portland Or
MAY 8 thru JUL 30 - JMI Schedule, Gallup Service Unit
DEADLINE JUN 2: JUL 1 thru 5 - Native American Basketball Invitational (NABI), Phoenix AZ
JUN 3 thru 5 - Summer Conference Promoting Strong & Safe Tribal Communities, Hollywood FL
JUN 4 - WTHN 2014, Sanders AZ
JUN 7 thru AUG 16 - 2014 Defiance Youth X-Country Meet, Ft Defiance AZ
JUN 11 thru 13 - ONAEMSA 2014, 24th Annual Summer Education Conference, Ardmore OK
DEADLINE: JUN 13 - Recruiting for 2014 Annual Youth Hunt, NNDFW
JUN 17 thru AUG 19 - JMI Schedule 2014, Ft Defiance Agency
JUN 17 thru 19 - 2nd Annual Navajo Nation SAFETY & HEALTH CONFERENCE
JUN 28 - 7th Annual Jim Thorpe 5K Native American Championship & Community 5K Run, Albuquerque NM
JUN 18-21 - Native American Basketball Invitational (NABI) Baseball & Softball Tournamen, Phoenix AZ
JUN 19 - D - backs Camp Day, Phoenix AZ
JUN 24 thru 26 - 2014 NAVAJO NATION DRINKING WATER CONFERENCE, Ft Mc Dowell AZ
DEADLINE: JUN 13 - Recruiting for 2014 Annual Youth Hunt, NNDFW
JUL thru SEPT - 2014 Wellness & Spay/Neuter Schedule-Navajo Nation Veterinary Mobile Unit Schedule
JUL 1 thru 5 - Native American Basketball Invitational (NABI), Phoenix AZ
JUL 9 - D-backs Camp Day, Phoenix AZ
JUL 27 thru AUG 2 - Running for Stronger & Healthier Navajo Nation, Towoac CO to Twin Arrows 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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