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Teller Continues Looking Up

As a youngster, Arlando Teller stood in the yard of his Chinle home on the Navajo Reservation and looked up at an azure sky pebbled with popcorn clouds and jet contrails. He wondered where those white streaks crisscrossing the wild blue yonder were headed. When he graduated from Chinle High School in 1991, his continuing […]

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Navajo Business Promoting Culture through Coffee Mugs

Coffee mugs and license plates sharing information about Navajo clans are gaining popularity. The local home-based online Navajo business,, offers cups with the Navajo clan names in Navajo wording and English on the front, while the back has a brief story about the clan’s origin. The metallic license plates have the clan name in […]

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The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise Distributes $1.5 Million to Benefit Navajo People

In accordance with The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprises’ (Navajo Gaming) plan of operation, and through the approval of its Gaming Board, Navajo Gaming, led by Derrick Watchman, CEO recently made a $1.5 Million distribution to the Gaming Distribution Fund. The $1.5 Million distribution, along with Navajo Gaming’s previous $6 Million distribution, reflects the hard work […]

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Hopi and Navajo Benefiting from MGS Funds

Today, in a landmark decision, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) voted to use revenues from the sale of sulfur dioxide allowances from the shut-down Mohave Generating Station (Mohave) to create a revolving fund to pay development deposits for renewable projects that benefit the Hopi Tribe and Navajo Nation.  Mohave was a1580 megawatt coal-fired power […]

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Green Incubator Helping Navajo Startups

On a sunny fall day, Brett Isaac and his team of workers screw solar panels onto a large array at the Tolani Lake Enterprises building on the Navajo Nation. Isaac is the project manager for the Shonto Economic Development Corporation, a solar company on the Navajo Nation. He also is part of a team of […]

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Navajo Nation Breaks Ground on Casino

Construction on the Twin Arrows Resort and Casino 20 miles east of Flagstaff is officially underway.  Flagstaff  Business News attended the groundbreaking and learned predictions for Flagstaff’s annual economic impact from the resort casino will be $300,000 annually. The project will be upscale, including a hotel, spa, conference center and golf course in addition to […]

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