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 Churchrock, New Mexico
Nationality Navajo} and American
Occupation Government

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