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WINDOW ROCK, ARIZONA A Navajo Nation Council Special Session has been called by Speaker Johnny Naize to address the fate of the Navajo-Hopi Little Colorado River Water Settlement, known as Senate Bill 2109, for Thursday, July 5, at 10:00 am mdt.
Little Colorado River
Water Settlement Vote
In a press released by Speaker Naize's office, the agenda items for the special session are:
Since Senate Bill 2109 was introduced by Arizona US Sentors Jon Kyl and John McCain, it has met stiff opposition from Diné grassroots groups on the Navajo Indian Reservation.
Navajo President Ben Shelly and Navajo Attorney General Harrison Tsosie have endorsed to the proposed water settlement in spite of the opposition.
posted July 2, 2012 8:50 am edt