Edward T. Begay

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Edward T. Begay
3rd Speaker of the Navajo Nation Council
In office
January 1, 1999 – January 1, 2003
Preceded by Kelsey A. Begaye
Succeeded by Lawrence T. Morgan
Personal details
Born unknown
Churchrock, New Mexico
Nationality  Navajo Nation and
Spouse(s) unknown
Occupation Government
Religion Variety

Edward T. Begay is a Native American politician who served as the Speaker of the Navajo Nation from 1999 to 2003. He also served as Vice-Chairman in 1983 under the Chairmanship of then Chairm Peterson Zah. Begay has been a major influence in the Churchrock/Bááh Háálį́ community, and is still active within Chapter Affairs. [1][2]


  1. ^ "Edward T. Begay", Institute of Tribal Government, Portland State University, retrieved November 6, 2009
  2. ^ Peter Iverson, Dine: A History of the Navajos, University of New Mexico Press (Aug 15, 2002), p.49