New Navajo president works for ‘unity, hope, and resilience’

Navajo President Jonathan Nez, his wife Phefelia, and their son. (Navajo Nation Office of the President & Vice President photo)

We need to work together to move the Navajo Nation in the right direction

Jonathan Nez


I am Áshįįhí (Salt People) and born for Ta’neeszahnii (Tangle clan). My maternal grandfather’s clan is Tódích’íi’nii (Bitter Water Clan) and my paternal grandfather’s clan is Táchii’nii (Red-Running-Into-The-Water Clan).

I am originally from Shonto, Arizona. I am the son of John H. Nez and Mabel H. Nez. My grandfather, H.T. Donald, was the former Navajo Nation Council Delegate for Shonto Chapter, and my grandmother was Mae Donald from Shonto.

Today, Vice President Myron Lizer, along with our families, and I stand here because of all of you out there … all of our…(TO VIEW FULL ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Click Here!!