Navajo voters head to polls

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Navajo voters head to polls

Belated presidential election finally underway
Navajo Nation presidential candidate Russell Begaye, center, speaks with a group during the Navajo Nation elections in November 2014 outside of the Shiprock Chapter House in Shiprock, N.M. Voters on the country’s largest American Indian reservation are choosing a new president who will have to deal with rampant unemployment and a lack of infrastructure.
Navajo President Joe Shirley Jr. speaks following a tribal Supreme Court hearing in Window Rock, Ariz. Navajos are going to the polls Thursday after a bitter dispute over candidates’ knowledge of the Navajo language divided tribal members and delayed the presidential vote.

Navajo voters head to polls

Navajo Nation presidential candidate Russell Begaye, center, speaks with a group during the Navajo Nation elections in November 2014 outside of the Shiprock Chapter House in Shiprock, N.M. Voters on the country’s largest American Indian reservation are choosing a new president who will have to deal with rampant unemployment and a lack of infrastructure.
Navajo President Joe Shirley Jr. speaks following a tribal Supreme Court hearing in Window Rock, Ariz. Navajos are going to the polls Thursday after a bitter dispute over candidates’ knowledge of the Navajo language divided tribal members and delayed the presidential vote.
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