Tuesday, October 06, 2015
Operation To' Litso
Country Music and Indian Rodeo
Parties Reach an Agreement in San Juan Case
Law and Order Committee members address cross-commissioning issues with New Mexico Attorney General
NAPI Livestock Water Location
NN - Declaration for State of Emergency
Officials provide update on water contamination in San Juan County
President Begaye announces U.S. EPA will be accountable for toxic spill
MEDIA ADVISORY Update Meeting on Gold King Mine contamination
Council calls for accountability at federal level for water contamination
PRC Vice Chair Lovejoy Speaks to Energy Panel in Santa Fe
Do You Know Your Rights When Your Car Gets Towed
Delegates Shepherd and Brown present funding to Kayenta community
E.H.R. and NAIHS
President Begaye clarifies and stands against U.S. EPA reimbursements
Statement from Speaker LoRenzo Bates regarding EPA claim form
St. Mary’s Food Bank to donate water to affected contaminated areas
President Begaye Elected Vice President for Coalition of Large Tribes
President Begaye invites Gov. Ducey, Sen. McCain to Navajo Code Talker Day
President Begaye Demands U S EPA Release Information on Contaminants
Statement from Speaker LoRenzo Bates regarding water contamination
Precautionary Notice San Juan River
Delegates Yazzie applauds approval of Navajo Nation Alcohol Tax
President Begaye approves NCDFI operating funds, alcohol tax
Declaring a state of emergency Gold King Mine Silverton CO
U S EPA Urges Navajo People to Waive Rights to Future Claims
Speakers Bates meets with top federal EPA official to discuss water contamination
U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Commits Resources to Cleanup of Navajo Waters
Health, Education, and Human Services Committee urges congressional leaders to reopen all services a
Crownpoint Hospital Emergency Room Resumes 24 Hour Operations
Precautionary Notice: San Juan River
Bowl Canyon Recreation Area Re-Open
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
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
What is the Navajo FVRx Program
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
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
Council members discuss economic development with federal officials
Deana Jackson joins the American Indian Cancer Foundation’s Board of Directors
President Begaye, Vice President Nez issue proclamation, honor native youth
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
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
Voleenteers needed - The Native American Disability Law Center
NM Native-american-tax-exemption
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
APR thru SEPT 2015 Wellness & Spay and Neuter Schedule, Navajo Nation Wide
National Ribbon Awareness Months
National Awareness Calender 2014
National Cancer Awarness Calender
Navajo Nation weekly Council Meetings
Window Rock Fitness Schedule 2015
JUN 25 - JAN 30 2016 - 40 Years with the Navajo Pt 2
SEPT 13, 2015 thru DECE 10, 2016 - Navajoyes Race Series, Navajo Nation
OCT 1 thru 4 - 2015 Northern Navajo Nation Fair, Shiprock NM
OCT 1, 2 - 2015 Zumba Fest Madness, Shiprock NM
OCT 1, 2 - Yard and frybread sale, Gallup NM
OCT 2 - 2nd Annul San Juan County's Got Talent, Farmington NM
OCT 2 - Change Labs 2015, Gallup NM
OCT 4 thru 10 - National Fire Prevention Week, Window Rock AZ
OCT 5 and 8 - Yéego Gardening Fall Festivals, Crownpoint and Shiprock NM
OCT 7 - Domestic Violence Prevention Run and Walk, Window Rock AZ
OCT 7, 8 - Animal Abuse and Human Violence, Shiprock NM
OCT 8, 9 - Free Training, ASIST, LeChee AZ
OCT 9 - Sexual Harassment Recognition, Detection & Prevention Workshop, Window Rock AZ
OCT 9 thru DECE 9 - 2015 Zumba Across the Navajo Nation
OCT 10, 11 - Chuska Challenge, Red Valley AZ
OCT 12, 13, 14 - Achieving Excellence, Harmony, and Balance Conference, Seattle, WA
OCT 14 - 2 mile walk, 3K, 5K, 10K Fun Run, Tuba City AZ
OCT 15 - Significances of Navajo Puberty Seremony for Boys and Girls, Ft Defiance AZ
OCT 15 thru 18 - Annual Western Navajo Nation Fair in Tuba City, Arizona
OCT 21, 22 - 2015 Navajo Research Conference, Window Rock AZ
OCT 22, 23 - Domestic Violence Awareness Out Door Conference, Chinle AZ
OCT 24 - ZooBoo, WIndow Rock AZ
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


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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