Tonalea Chapter

“Where the water emerges or collects”

Business Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm | LUNCH Noon to 1:00 pm | Closed for Federal and Tribal Holidays


Road Trip to Tonalea

Elephant’s Feet Monument

Tonalea/Redlake Chapter is one of the 18 Chapters in Western Navajo Agency and a part of District (1).  Tonalea Chapter was first recognized and certified as a Navajo Nation Chapter on February 14, 1956 and home to the Elephants Feet Monument.

Your participation is important!

Tonalea Chapter Planning Meeting will be conducted on the first Friday of every month at 6:00 PM.
Tonalea Chapter Regular Meeting will be conducted on the third Saturday of every month at 10:00 AM.
Chapter membership approved on Saturday, December 22, 2018.

Tonalea Chapter Government holds community meetings each month for residents to voice their opinions, share their ideas and get directly involved with decisions concerning the community.
Participation of community member is needed to help with local planning and development and to ensure the improvement of the community.  Your attendance at meetings a feedback about planning are important.
Come join us at the next meeting.  If you need assistace or have questions, please see us at the Tonalea Chapter Administration Office during regular business hours (Monday thru Friday – 8AM to 5PM).

The traditional values, diversity, uniqueness and language of the people of Tonalea have survived throughout generations.  We wish to support and keep these values as well as encourage and improvement of the land for the benefit of the people and the future generations.  

Tonalea Chapter is a land of endless beauty and rich in culture.  With a genuine sense of preserving the Dine’ culture and enthusiasm, we are committed to:

  • Provide the Tonalea citizens with accessible local form of goverment;
  • Provide cost effective and efficient delivery of services;
  • Challenge, recognize and support the Chapter employees because they affect the services;
  • Protect, preserve and care for our Mother Earth;
  • Protect, preserve and safeguard our precious water.

We look forward to the future in a cohesive and collaborative working atomosphere to meet together challenges with integrity and creativity.  

The goals of Tonalea Chapter as set forth below:
1) Enhance Social Services to better meeting the needs of the community.
2) Develop a positive government through partnerships.
3) Establish mutual trust, respect and understanding through education.

PRIORITY PROCESS: The priority process that the Tonalea Chapter developed was through strategic planning sessions, public hearings, discussions and collaboration with the community. This has been completed and the outcomes of those sessions are what was submitted as the Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan 2019-2024.


Chapter Budget; Funds Balance; ICIP & 164 Tracker


Vacant | TCLUPc President

Bruce Daw | Grazing Officer (Ex-Officio)

Two vacancies to be filled via Chapter Resolution. Interested individuals are encouraged to inquire within the Tonalea Chapter Administration.


Planning Meeting: February 10, 2022, at 1:00 PM

Regular Chapter Meeting: February 18, 2022, at 3:00 PM


Darryl Jim | President
Leslie Dele | Vice-President
Marlinda Whiterock | Sec./Treasurer.
Bruce Daw | Grazing Officer
Paul Begay | Council Delegate

Chapter Staff

Betty A. Tso | Chapter Manager
Alfonda Watson| Administrative Assistant