Some tribes will lose out on millions of dollars in additional COVID-19 relief because the Trump administration is cutting them off.
COVID-19 has forced the cancellation of events everywhere. But in Indian Country, not congregating comes with added cost—and risk.
Navajo Nation leaders have canceled this year’s Fourth of July celebrations as the tribe continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Republican governor of South Dakota admits her opposition to tribal checkpoints is linked to the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Events that normally take place annually in Rapid City and the Black Hills have joined the evolving conversation of whether or not to host patrons amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Trump administration's efforts to address the crisis of the missing and murdered in Indian Country are being undermined by the president himself, Native women asserted as outrage over police violence continues to sweep the nation.


The Trump administration's efforts to reopen national parks are being made without COVID-19 health safety measures, tribal leaders said.

Despite promising trends last week, the Navajo Nation reported a spike in COVID-19 cases, with new cases and additional deaths.

Leaders of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe have canceled a slew of events this summer, all due to the coronavirus.

From missed deadlines to a massive data breach, the Trump administration's handling of an $8 billion coronavirus relief fund promised to tribes has been one big mess.

After weeks of grim news as the pandemic tore through the Navajo Nation, the curve of positive COVID-19 cases has begun to flatten, President Jonathan Nez said.

The Navajo Nation has received $600 million from the CARES Act and tribal lawmakers are collecting public comments to determine the best ways to spend the money.

Expanding Medicaid coverage for Cherokee citizens will dramatically strengthen the finances of our tribal health system.

It was a federal judge's mistake but it forced the Trump administration into disclosing the troubles tribes are facing as they seek the COVID-19 funds they were promised two months ago.

The Trump administration's missing and murdered task force got off to a rocky start in the age of COVID-19, leaving a number of Native women silenced amid technical and logistical challenges.

Tribal communities that have closed their borders to protect themselves from COVID-19 are facing a new threat: being undercounted by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Coronavirus data from New Mexico continues to show a disproportionate impact on the first Americans, whose cultural, political and social contributions are a point of pride in a state with nearly two dozen tribes.

Arizona tribes were among those who could get too much – or too little – COVID-19 relief from the Trump administration.

Among COVID-19’s disruptions are bare supermarket shelves and items available yesterday but nowhere to be found today. As you seek ways to replace them, you can look to Native gardens for ideas and inspiration.

In light of the worst public health crisis in generations, we have used medical science, facts and compassion as our guide.

As she looked at the Disney characters decorating the walls of the San Carlos Apache Healthcare Dental Clinic and at the smiling, laughing children watching dental health demonstrations, Suzanne Haney thought back to what a trip to the dentist used to be.

Businesses have been changing ways of operation and avenues of income from day to day during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A coronavirus scare at a grocery store on the Omaha Reservation forced a tribally-owned corporation to conduct an expensive deep cleaning of the business.

A former White House aide won a $3 million contract to supply respirator masks to Navajo Nation hospitals, just 11 days after he created a company to sell personal protective equipment in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the Oglala Sioux Tribe are refusing to remove coronavirus checkpoints on their reservations amid threats from a Republican governor.

Do you want health insurance connected to an illegitimate tribe? O’NA HealthCare has got you covered.

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, some Native Americans have found a way to safely host traditional powwows by moving them online.

A standoff over safety and sovereignty is intensifying in South Dakota.

First Kristi Noem made a legal threat. Now she's asking Donald Trump for help in taking down coronavirus checkpoints on two reservations.

A federal judge trashed the Trump administration for changing course on Indian Country homelands policy during the worst public health crisis in decades.

After tribal governments sued the Treasury Department for withholding COVID-19 relief money promised by Congress, the Trump administration announced the release of 60 percent of the $8 billion fund.

Tribal nations are still jumping through bureaucratic hoops in order to secure the full $8 billion in COVID-19 relief that was promised more than seven weeks ago.

I’ve not seen any evidence that Indians in this state deserve the constant tension put forth by this governor.

Ronald 'Isaac' Neiss, Sicangu Lakota, figured he would not be eligible for a $1,200 stimulus check under the U.S. government’s coronavirus relief program.

As tribes continue to fight for the $8 billion in coronavirus relief they were promised more than seven weeks ago, new research is casting doubt on the accuracy and fairness of the Trump administration's handling of the fund.

This virus has hit closer to home than I ever imagined. Two of my daughters just tested positive for COVID-19.