U.S. Supreme Court 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 Buy Indian Act The Indian Health Service is expanding opportunities for Indian-owned businesses with a new rule for the Buy Indian Act.

U.S. Supreme Court The U.S. Supreme Court heard nearly four hours of oral arguments over the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine requirements.
Diné College Rodeo events have long been a part of culture on the Navajo Nation. The COVID-19 pandemic upended the tradition.
Navajo Nation 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.

Cherokee Nation
Cherokee Nation citizens will soon have better access to world-class health care.

Pleasant Point Reservation
Some residents of the Passamaquoddy Pleasant Point Reservation have either hauled water or used bottled water for years, even decades.

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They don’t call this an Indigenous food movement for nothing.

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Are you looking forward to a healthier and more social 2022?

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Native America Calling will discuss the high tech advancements for prosthetics and the benefits they provide for the people who need them.

Great Plains Tribal Chairmen's Association
“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.

Rosebud Sioux Tribe
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.

Harold Frazier
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.

Pregnancy Vaccinations
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.

White House Tribal Nations Summit
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.

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The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to make global headlines and require constant vigilance by tribal health officials.

COVID-19 Vaccinations with the Navajo Nation
“Native people are resilient, resourceful, kind, and most of all hopeful,” a sign on the Navajo Nation reads.

Our “5 Things” Newsletter gives you the info you need to start your week well!

Montana COVID-19
The court order temporarily bars a COVID-19 vaccine requirement for federal workers in Montana and nationwide.

Wildcat Den
“It’s like the heart of the Navajo Nation here,” coach Francine McCurtain says of basketball on the largest reservation in the United States.

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Academic studies continue to find much higher rates of brain injuries among Native people than any other group.

Montana COVID-19
Republican state officials have succeeded in blocking a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers.

Roe Row
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.

ood Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
The Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservation is taking a big step toward tribal food sovereignty.

Being Frank
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
“The appearance of the European green crab is a serious threat to our treaty fishing rights,” said Chairman Willie Jones Jr.

Nez Perce Tribe
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.

Lacy Graham
The COVID-19 epidemic has taken its toll on Native people across America.

Harold Frazier
I have just finished sitting through the White House Tribal Nations Summit and I am not impressed.

Tom Vilsack
“USDA respects the unique nation-to-nation relationship between the federal government and tribal nations,” said Secretary Tom Vilsack.

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New research suggests policy decisions and long standing structural inequities increased the magnitude of COVID-19 for Native people and unnecessarily cost additional lives.

White House
Check out the agenda for the second and final day of the White House Tribal Nations Summit.

White House Tribal Nations Summit
The Joe Biden administration opens the White House Tribal Nations Summit on November 15, 2021.

Tim Giago
From Sean Sherman aka The Sioux Chef to poet laureate Joy Harjo, here are ways you can observe Native American Heritage Month.

White House Tribal Nations Summit Progress Report
The Biden administration released a “progress report” in conjunction with the White House Tribal Nations Summit.

Joe Biden
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.

Indian Health Service 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.

Elizabeth Fowler
The Indian Health Service hosts a COVID-19 media event in Anadarko, Oklahoma, on November 8, 2021.

Larry Wright Jr.
“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.

Greg Gianforte
Public service campaigns developed under the previous Democratic administration were abandoned by the new Republican governor.