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Navajo Nation to obtain an original Naaltsoos Sání-Treaty of 1868 document

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WINDOW ROCK -  Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer are pleased to announce the generous donation of one of three original Navajo Treaty of 1868, also known as Naaltsoos Sání, documents to the Navajo Nation.

On June 1, 1868, three copies of the Treaty of 1868 were issued at Fort Sumner, N.M. One copy was presented to the U.S. Government, which is housed in the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington D.C. The second copy was given to Navajo leader Barboncito - its current whereabouts are unknown.

The third unsigned copy was presented to the Indian Peace Commissioner, Samuel F. Tappan.

The original document is also known as the...

Walkers, Runners, Bikers at the Torch Run in Gallup

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Graduation Shout Outs! Class of 2019

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Artist of the month Tasha Nez on family influence

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Tasha Nez, of Vanderwagen, has been crafting jewelry and beadwork since she was a child, but just recently decided to transition to portraiture and showcase her work with other artists.

“I decided I like landscapes and abstract art,” she said, which led to her decision to begin painting.


Nez, originally from Arizona and from Vanderwagen as of 2011, said she became committed to her artwork in 2013. The first creations that she shared with others were handmade two-and-a-half by three-and-a-half inch trading cards that she traded through the mail.

While she has no formal art training, aside from a drawing course taken at UNM-Gallup, Nez said she learned about...

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