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WINDOW ROCK, ARIZONA Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly has organized an informational meeting for council delegates to learn about the Little Colorado River Water Settlement, in detail.
Water Settlement Act Paragraph by Paragraph
The meeting is schedule for two days beginning on Saturday. An invitation was made to the delegates through a letter to Speaker Johnny Naize.
“I encourage council delegates to attend the session and take opportunity to address the settlement and ask questions,”
the President wrote in the June 14 letter.
The informational meeting is scheduled to begin at 8 am on Saturday at the Navajo Nation Division of Transportation Complex in Tse Bonito, New Mexico.
The Navajo Department of Justice and the Navajo Nation Water Rights Commission will be leading discussions about the settlement.
“I want to make sure my administration does all they can to educate our council delegates about the settlement. I have heard delegates say they wanted to review the settlement paragraph by paragraph, so now we can do that at this critical time for the settlement,”
President Shelly said.
posted June 15, 2012 9:20 am edt