FARMINGTON — Navajo Country President Jonathan Nez has backed the tribe’s order of real estate in Washington, D.C.

Nez authorised on Feb. 14 obtaining the land and its two constructions at 11 D St. SE for somewhere around $4.89 million.

Proponents of the invest in have said it will increase the tribe’s presence in the money metropolis and provide as a price-saving evaluate by eliminating monthly lease for the Navajo Nation Washington Workplace.

Nez, Vice President Myron Lizer, Speaker Seth Damon and delegates Wilson Stewart Jr. and Rick Nez said in a joint press launch that the purchase will assistance the tribe’s advocacy to the federal governing administration considering that it is located around the U.S. Capitol.

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