Registration for Navajo language referendum closes Monday

Chris Deschene

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Navajos who want a say in changing the language requirements for the tribe’s top two elected posts have until the close of business Monday to register to vote. The tribe is holding a referendum election on July 21 that asks voters if they want to determine whether candidates for president and vice president speak and More...

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