Chapter (Navajo Nation)

A Chapter is the most local form of government on the Navajo Nation. The Nation is broken into five agencies. Each agency contains chapters; currently there are 110 local chapters, each with their own chapter house.[1] Chapters are semi-self autonomous, being able to decide most matters which concern their own chapter. Typically, they meet in a Chapter house (Navajo: Áłah nidaʼadleeh dah bighan), where they can also express their opinions to their Navajo Nation Council Delegate, although those opinions are non-binding.[2] As of January 2004, there were a total of 110 such meeting places in existence.[3] Currently there are 24 delegates who represent the 110 chapters. The number of delegates was reduced from 88 in the 2010 election.[4]

Aneth Chapter House
Tuba City Chapter House

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