|8th President of the Navajo Nation|
May 12, 2015 – January 8, 2019
|Vice President||Jonathan Nez|
|Preceded by||Ben Shelly|
|Succeeded by||Jonathan Nez|
Shiprock, New Mexico, U.S.
|Education||University of California, Los Angeles (BA)|
Russell Begaye is a Navajo poliltician who served as the 8th president of Navajo Nation from May 2015 to January 2019. He was elected to the office on April 4, 2015 and was sworn-in on May 12, 2015. He is the third New Mexican Navajo to hold the Navajo Presidency. Begaye is a graduate of University of California, Los Angeles.
- Skinner, Curtis. "Russell Begaye wins Navajo Nation presidency after delayed vote". Reuters. Retrieved 19 May 2015.
- Smith, Noel Lyn (2015-05-10). "Navajo President-elect Russell Begaye to take office Tuesday". Farmington Daily Times. Archived from the original on 2015-05-14. Retrieved 19 May 2015.
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