Nation lowers flags to honor late tribal president
October 21, 2020
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) - All flags on the Navajo Nation were flown at half-staff through Oct. 19 in honor of former tribal President Thomas Atcitty.
The 86-year-old Atcitty died Oct. 11 in New Mexico.
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer issued the proclamation for the flag lowering that began Oct. 16.