‘Planting a seed’

By Rima Krisst | Navajo Times | April 4, 2019

Nez-Lizer embrace renewable energy

In front of an exuberant crowd of supporters, President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer on Tuesday signed a proclamation to move toward renewable energy, joining a national trend.

The “Navajo Sunrise (Háyoolkáál) Proclamation” “creates a new economic vision for the Navajo people through healing the land, fostering clean energy development and providing leadership for the energy market.”

“This is a big move for the Navajo Nation,” said Nez. “This is nothing new to us as indigenous peoples — being stewards of the land and using what Creator has given us in terms of natural resources.”

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