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SCOTUSBlog: Supreme Court takes action in COVID-19 vaccine cases
With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations reaching a new record high, the U.S. Supreme Court put the Biden administration’s vaccine-or-test mandate for large employers on hold, while litigation continues over its legality.
Indian Health Service finalizes rule for Buy Indian Act
The Indian Health Service is expanding opportunities for Indian-owned businesses with a new rule for the Buy Indian Act.
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Montana Free Press: Supreme Court takes up COVID-19 vaccine mandates
The U.S. Supreme Court heard nearly four hours of oral arguments over the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine requirements.
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation returns to rodeos amid COVID-19
Rodeo events have long been a part of culture on the Navajo Nation. The COVID-19 pandemic upended the tradition.
Indian Country starts off new year with surge in COVID-19 cases
Tribal communities are once again seeing an explosion in COVID-19 cases following the busy holiday season and as a new and highly contagious variant brings upheaval to Indian Country.
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Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation invests in health care projects
Cherokee Nation citizens will soon have better access to world-class health care.
Native America Calling: Fixing Passamaquoddy’s drinking water problem
Some residents of the Passamaquoddy Pleasant Point Reservation have either hauled water or used bottled water for years, even decades.
Native America Calling: Wrapping up a year in Indigenous food
They don’t call this an Indigenous food movement for nothing.
Native America Calling: Resolutions for a better year
Are you looking forward to a healthier and more social 2022?
Native America Calling: Prosthetics: a step toward healing
Native America Calling will discuss the high tech advancements for prosthetics and the benefits they provide for the people who need them.
Rosebud Sioux Tribe thanks Biden administration for honoring victory in treaty rights case
“We thank President Biden for standing behind his policy to honor our Nation-to-Nation Relations,” said President Scott Herman of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe.
Biden administration won’t appeal victory in treaty rights case
The Biden administration won’t be appealing a treaty rights victory secured by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, attorneys involved in the closely-watched case said.
Great Plains Tribes: Indian health care is a treaty right
With all due respect, we call upon the Biden administration to honor the U.S. Court of Appeals decision in Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. United States.
Cronkite News: COVID-19 vaccination rate lags for pregnant people
As of December 4, only 17.8% of pregnant people in the U.S. were fully vaccinated, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
‘No one else needs to die’: Biden administration faces another test of commitment to Indian Country
A deadline is fast approaching for the Biden administration to live up to its promise to improve the federal government’s relationship with tribes and their citizens.
Native America Calling: Update on COVID-19 and the holidays
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to make global headlines and require constant vigilance by tribal health officials.
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation continues fight against COVID-19 pandemic
“Native people are resilient, resourceful, kind, and most of all hopeful,” a sign on the Navajo Nation reads.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week
Our “5 Things” Newsletter gives you the info you need to start your week well!
Montana Free Press: Another federal judge blocks COVID-19 vaccine mandate
The court order temporarily bars a COVID-19 vaccine requirement for federal workers in Montana and nationwide.
Cronkite News: ‘Rez ball’ returns to community on Navajo Nation
“It’s like the heart of the Navajo Nation here,” coach Francine McCurtain says of basketball on the largest reservation in the United States.
Native America Calling: Understanding the causes and treatments for traumatic brain injury
Academic studies continue to find much higher rates of brain injuries among Native people than any other group.
Montana Free Press: Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate blocked in court
Republican state officials have succeeded in blocking a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers.
Cronkite News: Supreme Court takes up contentious abortion rights case
Protesters rallied outside the Supreme Court as the justices considered a strict Mississippi law that could lead to the reversal of longstanding abortion rights precedents.
Native America Calling: Taking control of the Food Distribution Program
The Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservation is taking a big step toward tribal food sovereignty.
Being Frank: How do we stop tire debris from killing coho salmon?
Now that we know a chemical in our car tires is killing salmon, we have to act urgently to keep it out of the water.
Lummi Nation: Invasive species threatens tribal treaty resources
“The appearance of the European green crab is a serious threat to our treaty fishing rights,” said Chairman Willie Jones Jr.
DVIDS: Nez Perce Tribe gets help with health care
The Nez Perce Tribe teamed up with the Idaho National Guard as part of a larger effort to recover from a surge of COVID-19 cases plaguing northern Idaho.
Tim Giago: Pandemics and Indian Country
The COVID-19 epidemic has taken its toll on Native people across America.
Harold Frazier: Indian Country demands action, not words, from White House
I have just finished sitting through the White House Tribal Nations Summit and I am not impressed.
Department of Agriculture announces Indian Country initiatives
“USDA respects the unique nation-to-nation relationship between the federal government and tribal nations,” said Secretary Tom Vilsack.
Native America Calling: Structural inequities cost additional Native lives during the pandemic
New research suggests policy decisions and long standing structural inequities increased the magnitude of COVID-19 for Native people and unnecessarily cost additional lives.
Agenda for Day Two of White House Tribal Nations Summit
Check out the agenda for the second and final day of the White House Tribal Nations Summit.
White House Tribal Nations Summit – Day One – November 15, 2021
The Joe Biden administration opens the White House Tribal Nations Summit on November 15, 2021.
Tim Giago: Thoughts on Thanksgiving and Native American Heritage Month
From Sean Sherman aka The Sioux Chef to poet laureate Joy Harjo, here are ways you can observe Native American Heritage Month.
White House releases ‘progress report’ for Tribal Nations Summit
The Biden administration released a “progress report” in conjunction with the White House Tribal Nations Summit.
White House Fact Sheet: Building A New Era of Nation-to-Nation Engagement
From the missing and murdered crisis to sacred sites, the Biden administration is touting its Indian Country agenda as it hosts the White House Tribal Nations Summit.
‘A long journey’: Indian Country continues to suffer from COVID-19
The Indian Health Service has begun rolling out COVID-19 vaccines for youth as the coronavirus continues to have an outsize impact on Indian Country more than 18 months into the pandemic.
Indian Health Service COVID-19 Media Event
The Indian Health Service hosts a COVID-19 media event in Anadarko, Oklahoma, on November 8, 2021.
Longtime leader of Ponca Tribe resigns post amid conflicts with council
“I’m looking at this as an opportunity for growth for me,” Larry Wright Jr. said after stepping down as chair of the Ponca Tribe.
Kaiser Health News: Montana struggles with COVID-19 outreach campaigns
Public service campaigns developed under the previous Democratic administration were abandoned by the new Republican governor.