Buu Nygren sworn in as next Navajo Nation president


              Miss Ganado Primary Princess Jewels E. Jones recites the pledge of allegiance in Navajo during the tribal inauguration Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023 in Fort Defiance, Ariz. Navajo President Buu Nygren is the youngest person elected to the position, while Vice President Richelle Montoya is the first woman to hold that office. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca)
            
              Former Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez motions to the crowd during the inauguration for his successor, Buu Nygren, and other tribal officials, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023 in Fort Defiance, Ariz. Nygren is the youngest person elected to the position, while Vice President Richelle Montoya is the first woman to hold that office. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca)
            
              Members of the Navajo Nation Council wave to the audience after they were sworn into office Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023 at the Bee Holdzil Fighting Scouts Event Center in Fort Defiance, Ariz. The council will have a record nine women among the 24 members. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca)
            
              The Dine Saanii Silaoitsooi Color Guard, made up of all women, prepares to walk on stage for the Navajo Nation inauguration Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023 in Fort Defiance, Ariz. Navajo President Buu Nygren is the youngest person elected to the position, while Vice President Richelle Montoya is the first woman to hold that office. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca)
            
              Thousands attend the Navajo Nation inauguration Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023 at the Bee Holdzil Fighting Scouts Event Center in Fort Defiance, Ariz. Navajo President Buu Nygren is the youngest person elected to the position, while Vice President Richelle Montoya is the first woman to hold that office. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca)
            Navajo President Buu Nygren delivers his inaugural speech Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023, in Fort Defiance, Ariz. Navajo President Buu Nygren is the youngest person elected to the position, while Vice President Richelle Montoya is the first woman to hold that office. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca) 
              Navajo Nation Vice President Richelle Montoya celebrates with Chief Justice Joann Jayne after Richelle was sworn into office, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023, in Fort Defiance, Arizona. Montoya is the first woman to hold the tribal vice presidency. President Buu Nygren is the youngest person elected to that position. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca)
            
              Navajo Nation Vice President Richelle Montoya addresses a crowd gathered for the tribe's inauguration on Tuesday Jan. 10, 203, in Fort Defiance, Ariz. Montoya is the first woman to hold the tribal vice presidency. President Buu Nygren is the youngest person elected to that position. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca)
            Attendees of the Navajo Nation inauguration take selfies with tribal President Buu Nygren on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023, at an indoor sports arena in Fort Defiance, Ariz. Nygren is the youngest person ever elected as Navajo Nation president. His vice president, Richelle Montoya, is the first woman in that position. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca) Navajo Nation President Buu Nygren addresses a crowd at an indoor sports arena, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023, in Fort Defiance, Ariz. Nygren was sworn in as president and is the youngest person to serve in that position. His vice president, Richelle Montoya, is the first woman in that job. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca)
Buu Nygren sworn in as next Navajo Nation president