Walter Phelps
Council Delegate 
23rd Navajo Nation Council

Walter Phelps

Council Delegate

P.O. Box 3390

Window Rock, AZ 86515


Crystal Jane Cree

Legislative District Assistant

to Council Delegate Phelps

P.O. Box 3945

Tuba City, AZ 86045

(928) 221-7785

Welcome! Yá'át'ééh!

Welcome to the official website of Council Delegate Walter Phelps, who serves on the 23rd Navajo Nation Council representing Leupp Chapter, Tsidi To’ii Chapter, Cameron Chapter, Coalmine Chapter, and Tolani Lake Chapter. Please browse the site for the latest updates from Delegate Phelps on current projects, services, and event announcements.

About Council Delegate Walter Phelps

Hometown: Grand Falls, Arizona

Clans: Naakai Dine’é nishłí, Háshk’aan Hadzóhí baashishchiin, Todích’íi’nii shicheii, Tsi’naajinii shinalí

Education: Northwest Indian Bible School College (Alberton, MT), Allegheny Wesleyan College (Salem, OH), and Lamson Business College (Phoenix, AZ)

Memberships: Resources and Development Committee, Navajo-Hopi Land Commission (chair), Little Colorado River Subcommittee (chair), Síhasin Fund Subcommittee, State Task Force Subcommittee, and Inter-Agency Task Force Subcommittee. Shareholder representative for Diné Development Corporation, Navajo Nation Hospitality Enterprise, and the Navajo CDFI.

Other Involvement: Navajo Nation Representative for the National Institute of Health's Tribal Advisory Council (chair) and the Genetics Policy Working Group (chair).

Council Delegate Walter Phelps is the chairperson of the Navajo-Hopi Land Commission and Council Delegate Dwight Witherspoon serves as vice chair. Members of the commission include Council Delegates Kee Allen Begay, Jr., Herman Daniels, Jr., Lee Jack, Sr., Alton Joe Shepherd, Tuchoney Slim, Jr., Raymond Smith, Jr., and Otto Tso.

Navajo Nation Council Delegate Walter Phelps also serves on the Resources and Development Committee, along with Council Delegates Alton Joe Shepherd, Benjamin Bennett, Davis Filfred, Leonard Pete, and Jonathan Perry.


(RIGHT) Council Delegate Phelps sponsored legislation to enhance 911 emergency response for isolated areas on Navajo Nation.  This initiative is extremely essential toward saving lives especially within what medical experts refer to as the "golden hour".  Guardian Air Ambulance provides services to the communities in western Navajo and northern Arizona and contracts with Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation.

Support Council Delegate Phelps’ Re-Election Campaign

To support Council Delegate Phelps, please consider making a re-election donation. Your donation is an essential part of helping Council Delegate Phelps continue his important work on behalf of the Navajo Nation. Any contribution goes a long way toward achieving positive change.

Council Delegate Phelps looks forward to serving his chapter communities as a member of the 24th Navajo Nation Council. You can read about his completed and ongoing projects to learn more about his vision for the community. Thank you for your support and generosity!

Contact Council Delegate Phelps with any questions or to make a donation. He proudly represents the Leupp Chapter, Tsidi To’ii Chapter, Cameron Chapter, Coalmine Chapter, and Tolani Lake Chapter in the 23rd Navajo Nation Council.

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