Thursday, August 15, 1963

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Navajo Times (Newspaper) - August 15, 1963, Window Rock, Arizona Library Arizona State College Arizona PUBLISHED FOR OWNED BY THE NAVAJO PEOPLE IV 30 August 1963 Window Arizona Ten Cents From Arizona Republic Negotiators Chosen In Indian Land Row Another barrier in the historic boundary dispute between the Navajo and Hopi tribes was hurdled yes Negotiating committees of both tribes will be appointed to determine the usage and administration oi 2 million acres of reservation land in northeastern By RALPH MAHONEY The Supi erne Court in 1962 reafurmed a decision ol I he Western division of District Court that the land under con troversy since 1882 would be held jointly by the two Philleo commis sioner of Indian met for three days in Scottsdale with rep resentatives of the Navajo and Hopi tribal the So licitor Generals the Bu reau of Indian Affairs and attor neys for the ti The land involves a population of about Navajos and The latter tribe has been living in a triangularshaped area on the southern edge of the 2 million surrounded by The court which re sulted from a friendly suit in 1958 to determine title to the land held that the Hopis were entitled to their present but that each tribe has equal interest in all of the disputed The Ne g ot i a t i ng committees will be composed of both tribal four others from each tribal one alternate from each and the superintendents of each Indian Bureau The committees will have to decide how the land shall be man aged under joint 1ail ing the court decision pro vides for partition of the land into separate Abbott chairman of the Hopi Tribal and Raymond chairman of the Navajo Tribal Council indicated yesterday that many factors will have to be settled before the two tribes can hope to accomplish their Among these are the long standing controversy on a possible shift in popu lation if and when the Hopis are able to move off their the creation of new jobs coal deposits have been discovered in one area of the reservation and the extension of the Navajo Ir rigation Project into I lie area I rotn Navajo Dam in New Both tribal chairmen said their committees would have to work long and hard before final set tlement is in We would prefer to see parti tion come only as a last they Relocation Survey Made In Bay Area Chairman Raymond Nakai visited San Francisco early this week to consult with Nav ajo relocation and adult vo cational training people in the San Francisco Bay The chairman had been requested by many Navajo people in the area to appear before the various Navajo the Tribal Re Location Committee and coun cilmen representing Tribal Welfare and Education Com mittees had been conducting a factfinding on the direction of the Tribal Chair in San Jose and Oakland and they accompanied Chair man Nakai to the meeting in San SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREANA VAJO TIMES SPECIAL EDITORS NOTE This is the first article of an onthespot investigation of the Relocation Program and the Adult Vocational Training program pro vided here for the information of the Navajo Navajo Tribal Councilman under the general Chairmanship of Raymond head of the Relocation Committee and corn Continued to page 13 Williamette Bell a 24 year old Siston Yankton Sioux from Montana was crowned Miss Indian A me r i ca on August 4 at the climax of the Annual All Indian Days at One ol the two Navajo Girls representing the Navajo nation received honorable Miss Youpee was selected from the 24 Montana Girl Chosen Miss Indian America Miss whose Indian name means mean but kind wo man will graduate from Montana State College where she was one of the originators of the council of American Indian Students in The new Miss Indian America was a member of the Montana State delegation to the first National Indian Youth Conference at Brig ham Young Utah in The winner of the contest is chosen on the basis of intellectual general character and knowledge of her All entrants must be at least one half Miss June received honorable Miss represented the Navajo She is a student at the Eastern New Mexico Univer majoring in Elementary Miss Mar tinez plans to go into Social Work after Her parents arc and Martin Other selections were first al Special Testing Jor Enrolling A special testing for Indian students enrolling this fall at the University of New Mexicohas been announced by director of counseling and test Testing will be held at 29 in the testing lo cated off Yale The special period has been set up by Welle k in coopera tion with the United Pueblo Results are used for counseling and placing ol students and are re quired of all new and transfer 42nd InterTribal Indian Ceremonial Rodeo Results C A IR OP 35 Added Clarence Peter Hoyd Raymond Masiah 14 BARE BACK KIDINC 35 Added Monti Bucky Sal Julian Paul BULLK1D1NC 30 00 Added Julian Donald Lowery David STEER WRESTLING 28 dog Added Bucky Paul Ar viso and Bobby split money each Merman Results on August Jean Norma from threequarter Win nebago and one quarter is active in the Youth Club of the American Indian Center in Miss Bearskin held the titles of Miss Indian Chicago and Miss USA of the Chicago Inter national Trade Selected second alternate is Octa Lucy a full blooded Omaha Indian fi orn She is in s c h o o 1 at Indepen The third alternate is Nancy Marie a Pima Indian from study ing anthropology at the University of Miss Rowena daughter of and was the other Navajotribal