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   Navajo Times, The (Newspaper) - May 15, 1969, Window Rock, Arizona                                Published For O w n e d B y The Navaio Trib Volume Number 19 Window Arizona Vlav 1970 exPEcrro REVENUE CANT GET IT TO BALANCE Hayes Parents To Visit Grave and Joseph the parents of Ira will leave Phoenix May 29th on a fourday fjsit to ajid Arlington National Cemetery where their son Ira United States Marine is Ira Hayes and five other servicemen form the group flag over Suribachi orKlwo Jima during World War The picture has been commemorated in a 20ton bronze statuary which stands in Arlington National It w a s commissioned and paid for by the United Stales Marine fThis visit by Joe and Nancy Hayes will be their first since Iras funeral in The fullest cooperation of the Corps has been extended to make the Hayes visit a memorable f Accompanying Hayes will be and Lloyd Allison of the Pi ma Indian said Jim general manager of KRDS the sponsor of the feel that our sponsorship of this trip is a community service to honor the memory of a man who became a significant part American pictorial Fraser In addition to the trip for and the Phoenix Tolleson station is in the process of establishing the Ira Hayes Memorial Scholarship Fund which will provide college scholarships for graduates of The Phoenix Indian High The which will operate in perpetuity as a will be administered by James superintendent of the Indian the trust officer of the bank holding the funds and a prominent Arizona cjtizeyyet to be Contributions to the fund should be addressed to the Ira Hayes Memorial Scholarship KRDS 4th Seminar at Many Farms DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR The fourth in a series of five community development seminars onthe one in each or the five Navajo is being sponsored for the Chinlc Agency from Sunday May through May at the Many Farms High The plans for this seminar have been developed over a period of many weeks by the planning committee composed of staff from the Bureau of Indian the Indian Health the Local Community Development Programol the Office of Navajo Economic the NavajO membersvof the Chinle Agency Planning and individual chapter A varied and interesting program has been The three lecturers Edward Spicer from the University of Keith Pearson from Northern Arizona and Jerrold Levy from Portland Stale University are well informed on the Navajo their history and culture and presentday and will have much information to Aftereach lecture there will be an opportunity for theparticipants to make known their thoughts about the problems with which the Navajo people are confronted and to offer their views concerning what everyone can do together to find solutions to these The purpose of this seminar is to bring together for three days Navajo people from the grass roots level council chapter Grazing Committee and Land Board Chapter Community Action Committee and Navajo school board with personnel working in various agencies which operate programs for the benefit of the Navajo people in the Chinle This will give thema chance to get to know each other better as individuals who have one common concern through everyones the Navajo people can work towards solutions of their own problems as the Navajo people see these problems from their owrt standpoint This seminar will also bring to the participants a better understanding of the relationships of the Navajo with the Federal Government how things got to be the way they why some Government programs have succeeded while others have and what is lacking in the relationships between the Government and the The participants wil have a chance to examine and analyze the problems and goals of community and to discuss the problems of communication which prevent people from understanding each Each lecturer will be able to meet with individuals and small groups in the evenings for further and more informal A preseminar orientation will be held for Navajo participants to give them a background in what the seminar is This orientation will be conducted in Navajo by the Navajo Development Planning which is composed of five all of whom hold responsible positions in the major service agencies operating programs on the The committee will give a preview of the seminar schedule and explain what the sessions and individual group discussion sessions are They will also stress the importance of participating actively in The procedure to be followed in nominating and electing a continuing Chinle Agency Community Development Committee which will follow through on the recommendations which come from the participants in the seminar will be This orientation is planned primarily tor nonEnglish speaking but bilingual Navajos who are interested will be encouraged to Million Budget Passed By Council The Navajo Tribal Council has passed a 1970 fiscal year budget of This is the budget approved for the current fiscal which amounted to Estimated income for the next fiscal which begins July is The higher budget is due mainly to a 10 per cent acrosstheboard pay increase which was approved earlier for all tribal There arc several significant actions taken in approving this including An appropriation of in the capital additions to build a nursing home at the tribal public relations an action Judge Denies Butler Motion Federal Judge Craig has denied a motion filed by Jeremy attorney for DNA Director Theodore Butlers motion asked Judge Craig to clarify his judgment and order of February 28 which held that Mitchells civil rights had been violated when he was expelled from the reservation last August and granted injunction preventing further attempts at Butler argued that an Advisory Committee resolution of March directing Chairman Nakai not to accept refunding of was in violation of his order of February The attorney claimed that the in was simply a sneaky way of trying to get around the judges Tribal Attorney Harold Mott on the that the resolution of March 13 was not in conflict with the Mott argued that Judge Craigs order limited itself to the exclusion of Mitchell and did not deal with later action by the Advisory Commmittec concerning the operation of the OEO legal service The tribal attorney pointed out that the District in its had stated that tribal actions taken because of disagreement between the Tribe and DNA as to proper objectives of and of independence which DNA should and the scope of its wbre not unlawful attempts to destroy DNA and d i d not deny Navajos their right to legal Continuedon page 3 recommended by the Budget and Finance Setting up a Navajo Planning Board at an initial outlay of some Transferring the Public Works amounting to from the Resources Division to the Public Services Calling foe an evaluation of the Design and Construction Department by a committee to be appointed by Chairman Raymond which has been under fire was given about for the An appropriation of for Navaho Community by a vote of of Donald Brunlon as internal auditor of the effective July at a salary of a who has served controller tor the past three will be replaced in this job by Wilfred Following are approximate amounts allocated to each division Legislative This includes for the tribal council and for the Advisory and also includes funds for the planning Largest appropriations in division is for the Land Investigation This also includes for the offices of the Chairman and Vice Chairman for the General Counsels office and for the Navajo Legal Aid Public Services Largest outlay in this division is for the Navajo Police Public Works is allocated and the Education Section receives gets approximately Resources This includes for water works for Parks and Recreation for and for Farm and Range This as the largest for Data Processing and for the office of Tribal warehouses were allocated and a total of went for Judicial Public Facilities Approximately This includes appropriations for Navaho College and Chinle Nursing Home for PL 86121 projects and for chapter house   

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