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Announcement of Naabik’iyátí’ Committee Special Meeting

Please see the attached memorandum from Speaker Pro Tem Jonathan Hale announcing a special meeting of the Naabik’iyátí’ Committee on Monday, January 23, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. at the Department of Diné Education auditorium in Window Rock. Also attached is the proposed agenda.


The Winter Session is scheduled to begin on Monday at 10:00 a.m. at the same location. 


Thank you,


Jared Touchin

Office of the Speaker

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Winter Conference - Strengthening Families Program – Chinle Region
“Iina Doo Alchin Baa Akohwiidizin”
February 23, 2017 (Thursday)
9:00am – 3:00pm
Tselani / Cottonwood Chapter House

For More Information Contact: Victor Begay @ 928 674-2015 or 2050 Strengthening Families Program – Chinle Region and Tselani / Cottonwood Chapter House 928 725 - 3765

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Postponed: 2nd Annual Team Navajo Appreciation Dinner and Dance



The Office of the President & Vice President’s 2nd Annual Team Navajo Appreciation Dinner and Dance has been postponed due to severe weather conditions. This event was set to take place Saturday, January 21, 2017 at the Twin Arrows Casino Resort in Flagstaff, Arizona. 


All purchased tickets are reimbursable. Please contact Charity Sam at (928) 810-8505 for further details. 


Nicole Macias | Senior Public Information Officer

The Navajo Nation | Office of the President and Vice-President


Updated Storm Impact Briefing - National Weather Service Flagstaff

An updated briefing for the winter storm Thursday - Saturday.  Attached is the graphic of the storm total snowfall expected Thursday -  Saturday, and the detailed forecast Snow Table, breaking down the snow amounts expected through Saturday morning.  We will be scheduling a conf call / webinar with you this afternoon to discuss the impacts of this event - keep your eyes out for a follow-up email with the details of the webinar. 


In summary, two storms are on the way that will produce high-impact winter weather over northern Arizona from Thursday through Saturday morning.  The greatest impact of these storms will be to produce heavy snow and very hazardous travel conditions, primarily along the Mogollon Rim and higher terrain of Yavapai County.  The higher terrain of Northeast Arizona will see less snow fall.

Changes since last briefing:  The forecast snow levels are nudging up a bit from the previous forecasts.  This will bring considerable uncertainty to those areas near the snow level (Prescott, Payson, etc) where a minor change in the storm dynamics will have a large impact on the amount of snow measured.

Summary of Storm Impacts: 

The first storm will begin to impact the area on Thursday, with the greatest snowfall expected Thursday night. Current indications are for snow levels to be around 5000', higher toward eastern Arizona. 

The second storm will move in from the west on Friday afternoon, with the greatest impacts Friday night and Saturday morning.  Expect very heavy snowfall and strong winds (gusting to 30 mph) Friday night into early Saturday, with extremely dangerous travel conditions. Snow levels will generally be around 5000'...falling to around 4000-4500' toward the tail end of the event.

There will be a break in the weather on Sunday, followed by another heavy snow event on Monday, with snow levels possibly down to 4000-4500'.


This is an extended period of high-impact weather, the details will be evolving with time.  Stay tuned, and be prepared!

Doug Watchman

  Emergency Services Liaison

  Navajo Nation Department of Emergency Management

  Navajo Nation


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Winter Storm Warning Above 5500 Feet

The National Weather Service has updated their winter weather forecast for the four corner region. A winter storm warning above 5500 feet is expecting some winter snow storm on Sunday or Monday. Please take all precautions and preparations within your work site and home.


Click here for more details; http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/FXC/wxstory.php?wfo=fgz



Wilfred Keeto, Senior Safety Technician

Navajo Nation Safety/Loss Control Program


Navajo Nation Advisory Council Against Domestic Violence (NNACADV) meeting
The next Navajo Nation Advisory Council Against Domestic Violence (NNACADV) Meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 from 10:30am-12:30pm. The meeting will be held at the Page Regional Domestic Violence Services Conference Room, 835 Newburn Road, Page Arizona.  Conference call will be available so if you'd like to call in please follow the instructions below to join the meeting.  Thank you to Page Regional Domestic Violence Services for hosting this month's meeting!  If you have any questions please contact Lorena Halwood at 928-674-8314.

Tue, Jan 24, 2017 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM MST 

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. 

You can also dial in using your phone. 
United States: +1 (312) 757-3121 

Access Code: 979-426-925 

First GoToMeeting? Try a test session: http://help.citrix.com/getready 


January 23-27, 2017
Department of Diné Education Auditorium
Window Rock, Navajo Nation
PRESIDING: Honorable LoRenzo C. Bates, Speaker, Navajo Nation Council  read more ...

Information Management Section, Navajo Police Department will be open
Monday through Friday from 8:00AM to 12:00PM to take requests for
Criminal Traffic History.  read more ...

Extended Period of Hazardous Winter Conditions - National Weather Service Flagstaff

Today – Areas of snow above 5500-6000 feet spreading across portions of Yavapai and Coconino Counties this morning. Snow showers reaching the eastern Mogollon Rim and Chuska Mountains by early afternoon at elevations above 6000-6500 feet. Snow showers not likely affecting northern Gila County and the White Mountains until late this afternoon.    

Doug Watchman

  Emergency Services Liaison

   Navajo Nation Department of Emergency Management


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A Series of Winter Storms Starting Thursday

The National Weather Services is forecasting a series of storms passing through our region. As we have been experiencing different precipitation and the ground is probably saturated and difficult to drive in. In like of the situation we will be experiencing more so lets all prepare, anticipate and manage through this weather system. Pleae take all precautions and check on your families.



Click on link for more details; http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/FXC/wxstory.php?wfo=fgz



Wilfred Keeto, Senior Safety Technician

Navajo Nation Safety/Loss Control Program


Vacancy in Sandoval County - Navajo Nation Voting Rights Coordinator
The Navajo Election Administration is seeking a Navajo Nation Voting Rights Coordinator for a vacant position with Sandoval County in the region of Torreon, Counselor and Ojo Encino Chapters.  read more ...

All Navajo Nation employees who have NOT received a PIN number for the Wright Express card will need
to attend the following scheduled orientations.  read more ...

National Radon Action Month 2017

January is National Radon Action Month and we're disseminating information about Radon


Learn About Risk From Radon

You can't see, smell or taste radon, but it could be present at a dangerous level in your home. Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer deaths among nonsmokers in America and claims the lives of about 21,000 Americans each year. In fact, the NNEPA and the U.S. Surgeon General urge all Americans to protect their health by testing their homes, schools and other buildings for radon.

Exposure to radon is a preventable health risk and testing radon levels in your home can help prevent unnecessary exposure. If a high radon level is detected in your home, you can take steps to fix the problem to protect yourself and your family. 


Four Things You Can Do During National Radon Action Month

    1.    Test your home - NNEPA and the U.S. Surgeon General recommend that all homes in the U.S. be tested for radon.  Testing is easy and inexpensive.

        o    Learn more about testing your home, including how to obtain an easy-to-use test kit.

    2.    Attend a National Radon Action Month event in your area - Look for radon events in your community.

    3.    Spread the word

    4.    Spend time during National Radon Action Month encouraging others to learn about radon and test their homes.

        o    Tell your family and friends about the health risk of radon.  Encourage them to test their homes.

        o    Plan an activity Exit in your community to help raise awareness.

        o    Write an op-ed or letter to the editor using samples from the event planning resources.

        o    Attract media attention by working with a local official to get a radon proclamation.

        o    View or order EPA's free radon publications.

    5.     Buy a radon-resistant home - If you are considering buying a new home, look for builders who use radon-resistant new construction. Read more about radon-resistant new construction, 


"Building Radon Out: A Step-by-Step Guide to Build Radon-Resistant Homes".

o    Build Green: It's Easy to Build New Homes Radon-Resistant ..."The good news is you can build your customers a safer, healthier, radon-resistant home. The techniques to prevent radon from entering a home are practical and straightforward for any builder. It's an inexpensive way to offer families a benefit that could reduce their risk of lung cancer. And it's a smart way to build trust between you and your customer."  Fuad Reveiz, Member of the National Association of Home Builders


Terron Chischilly, Environmental Technician

Navajo Nation EPA - Radon Program

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<strong>Department for Self Reliance (DSR) January 2017 Newsletter</strong>

Department for Self Reliance (DSR) January 2017 Newsletter
<strong>2017 Navajo Nation Governance Conference</strong>

2017 Navajo Nation Governance Conference

"Developing & Ensuring the Integrity of Navajo Governance"

Albuquerque, New Mexico

February 27 to March 3, 2017

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DIT NOTICE: Error message "Call Microsoft 800 number" virus/bug

All Navajo Nation employees having access to Navajo Nation DIT equipment (desktop computers, laptops, tablets, Macbooks, and iMacs, and other devices) please refrain from responding to the error message that pops up on screen to "call Microsoft tech at 800 number". This is part of a phishing scam and the individual(s) is only seeking monetary gain.

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All Navajo Nation Employees who have NOT attended
the Wright Express Orientation will need to attend.
Those individuals that have had their PIN terminated or
actions resulting in a Personnel Action Form will need reorientation.  read more ...

Navajo Nation departments and programs have recently
encountered numerous fuel thefts which resulted in
damages to the fuel tanks. With the unforeseen rise in fuel
costs, vandalisms to NN vehicles are increasing around
secured and unsecured parking locations.  read more ...
<strong>DCD Newsletter December 2016</strong>

DCD Newsletter December 2016

STATE TRAINING OFFERING - MAG400 Advanced Incident Command System

DATE: January 25th & 26th, 2017

8:00am – 5:00pm on January 25th
8:00am – 12:00pm on January 26th

LOCATION: Chandler Police Department, Chandler, AZ 85225

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<strong>Navajo Police Department - Employment Opportunity Recruiting Announcement</strong>

Navajo Police Department - Employment Opportunity Recruiting Announcement
The Navajo Police Department is actively recruiting for potential police officer candidates and certified police officers on lateral basis.


Navajo Police Department will be conducting police recruit drives at Window Rock Police District Training Room, Window Rock, AZ on:
December 28, 2016 @ 9am (MST)
January 11 & 25, 2017 @ 9am (MST)

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Navajo Nation Safety & Loss Control Program - SAFETY TRAINING - Winter Schedule

SLCP / RMP Conference Room

Administration Building One, 2nd Floor, Window Rock, AZ

Class Begins: 9 AM -12 PM & 1 PM - 4 PM

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Electronic Communication From Students Now Limited to Empower Network
The Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance is discontinuing the use of
email for students to submit documents or request information.  read more ...
<strong>February 2017 Equine Special</strong>

February 2017 Equine Special
Navajo Veterinary Program

Vaccination Special $80.00

Coggins with Vaccines Special $125.00

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NN Department of Family Services - BURIAL SERVICES
Window Rock, Ariz. – Department of Family Services (DFS) would like to inform you of changes beyond the control of DFS that will affect the Burial Assistance Program. Due to depletion of the FY2016 funding, the Burial Assistance Program will not be available beginning November 18, 2016 through the end of this year, December 31, 2016.  read more ...

Fleet Management Service - VEHICLE CLEANLINESS
If your vehicle is not clean inside, your vehicle WILL NOT
be service or repaired
until it is cleaned out. Remember,
YOU are representing Yourself, your Department and the
Navajo Nation, and these vehicles pay your wages so do
your part by assisting in keeping your vehicles cleaned inside and out.  read more ...

Memo: Re: NN Wireless Equip. Procurement & Payment Processing
Subject: Navajo Nation Wireless Equipment Procurement & Payment Processing
In accordance with Navajo Nation Wireless Policy & Procedures (GSCN-47-10) and a
recent meeting with Office of Controller, all procurement and payment to wireless
service providers... will require NNTU signed off prior to processing...  read more ...

2015/2016 Emergency Contact Directory
2015/2016 Emergency Contact Directory
Apache County, Navajo County,
Hopi Tribe, Navajo Nation
White Mountain Apache Tribe  read more ...

BIA Established Livestock Watering Locations
United States Department of the Interior
Bureau of Indian Affairs
BIA Established Priority Livestock Watering Locations  read more ...

NNVP: Treating Pets for Fleas/Plague Prevention
For Immediate Release
Navajo Nation Veterinary and Livestock Program Treating Pets
for Fleas as Plague Prevention Measure / NNVP Treatment Discount  read more ...

NNTU: Memo Re. NN Wireless Svc. & Equip. Contracts
To: Branches, Divisions, Departments & Offices
Navajo Nation
Fr: NN Telecommunications & Utilities (NNTU)
Subj.: Navajo Nation Wireless Service & Equipment Contract
...the Navajo Nation government, President Shelly signed contracts with Smith Bagley, Inc.
aka: Cellular One of Northeast Arizona and Verizon Wireless. These two contracts secured
government pricing for wireless phone service & equipment for an initial two year period
beginning March 1, 2015 - February 28, 2017.  read more ...

Navajo Nation Council confirms standing committees
Standing Committees of 23rd Navajo Nation Council
Immediate Release - February 10, 2015
Website: www.navajonationcouncil.org/committees.html  read more ...

NN Div. of General Svcs - Staff Directory
Navajo Nation - Executive Branch
Division of General Services
Staff Directory Listing - FY2015  read more ...

Ebola Response Resources Manual - PHEP
From the Navajo Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program (PHEP)
Ebola Response Reference Manual  read more ...

Navajo Nation Health Advisory - Ebola Virus Disease
Window Rock, AZ – Although it is unlikely for an Ebola case to present on the Navajo Nation,
this public health advisory is being distributed to provide information about the Ebola Virus Disease.  read more ...
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