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Diné Naazbaa
Partnership

Diné Naazbaa Partnership™ (DNP) is committed to improving veterans’ quality of life on the Navajo Nation through the coordination of local services and opportunities; from housing and employment to enrollment in VA e-benefits, healthcare, recreation, and more.

About The Program:

Diné Naazbaa Partnership™ (DNP) is a veteran-focused, community-led initiative to proactively connect with all veterans and ensure access to quality resources and opportunities available in collaboration with the community. The Navajo Nation is 27,413 square miles, the largest reservation in the country, and is one of the least supported in terms of infrastructure with many homes not having electricity or running water. According to the Navajo Nation Veterans Administration, the Nation is home to approximately 14,000 Veterans (2021). This rural and vast community makes access to support and opportunities challenging for veterans and their families and many are not aware of resources or the benefits they’ve earned. Veteran organizations focused on direct services can be supported by outreach to veterans that may benefit from their services; and local and surrounding community offerings are often unaware of what the veterans on Navajo Nation are needing, looking for, or how to best get involved. 

DNP is standing by to serve veterans, their families, and caregivers on the Navajo Nation. Coordinated assistance with veterans’ benefits and connections to local and national resources are just a call away!

Connect With Us

Connect With Us

Connect With Us

Are you a veteran, or family/caregiver of a veteran? Fill out this form to connect to resources and opportunities.

Partner Referral

Meet The Program Lead

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Cassandra Morgan

Program Lead

Cassandra proudly embodies her Navajo heritage as a member of the Two-waters-that-follow-together clan, born for the Red House People. Her Maternal grandfather is the Towering House People, and her Paternal grandfather is the Waters Edge People.

 

Cassandra advocates tirelessly for all veterans, being a Marine Corps Veteran herself, with a special focus on Navajo and women veterans. With experience as an accredited National Service Officer for the Military Order of the Purple Heart of the USA, and leadership roles in local veterans organizations, including Wide Ruins Veterans Organization and Ft. Defiance Agency Veterans Organization, Cassandra's dedication to her fellow Warriors is unwavering. Through her work, Cassandra strives to help Warriors achieve true HOZHO—a balanced and harmonious life in Navajo culture.

Support Us

Support DNP

Interested in supporting the veteran community on Navajo Nation? Please donate electronically using the form. 

If you have a vehicle that you are looking to get rid of, DNP is now accepting vehicle donations in partnership with Vehicles for Veterans! Call 1-855-811-4838 or visit the link for more info!

Our Impact

Meet the Team

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Karen Shirley

Case Coordinator
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Cassandra Morgan

Program Lead
Meet The Team

Events
Please note some events are for fundraising purposes and may require an RSVP.

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