Nooksack Tribe puts housing evictions on ‘pause’ amid high-level attention (February 2, 2022)Former citizens of the Nooksack Tribe have won temporary respite from being evicted from their federally-funded homes in Washington state.
Indian Country Today: Alaska Native corporations finally receive COVID-19 funds (September 27, 2021)Alaska Native corporations are figuring out how to distribute the funds more than a year after the CARES Act lawsuit started.
Day 1 of the Joe Biden administration: Actions affecting Indian Country (January 20, 2021)From re-examining the boundaries of the Bears Ears National Monument to helping tribal nations restore their homelands, the Joe Biden administration will hit the ground running.
Navajo Nation urges citizens to complete 2020 Census as count comes to end (October 14, 2020)An order from the U.S. Supreme Court allows the U.S. Census Bureau to end the 2020 count and stop data collection across the country.
Indian Country organizations fear undercount as 2020 Census comes to end (October 14, 2020)The National Congress of American Indians, the Native American Rights Fund, and the National Urban Indian Family Coalition condemn the Trump administration’s pursuit of an incomplete 2020 Census.
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation welcomes continued Census count (October 5, 2020)“All Indigenous peoples have the right to be counted in the 2020 Census,” said Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez.
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation tackles COVID-19 and Census 2020 (September 30, 2020)The Navajo Nation is working to ensure residents of the reservation stay safe during the pandemic and to increase tribal participation in the 2020 Census.
Cronkite News: Tribes continue fight for accurate Census count (September 29, 2020)The Gila River Indian Community and the Navajo Nation won a court decision extending the Census 2020 through the end of October. But the Trump administration is already appealing.
Native America Calling: Will the 2020 Census accurately count Native Americans? (September 28, 2020)The deadline for all U.S. residents to fill out the 2020 Census is approaching fast. Tune into Native America Calling to find out how the Indian Country is being affected.
Navajo Nation welcomes ruling extending Census 2020 operations (September 25, 2020)“As the first people of this country, we have every right to be counted in the 2020 Census,” said Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez.
Bipartisan bill restores Census 2020 deadline (September 15, 2020)Democrats and Republicans are coming together to ensure Native and rural communities get counted in the 2020 Census.
Cronkite News: Census count coming to an end amid COVID-19 (September 15, 2020)An accurate Census count is a ‘matter of life and death’ for Indian Country, a prominent tribal leader said.
Judge halts plan to end Census early, as Arizona, tribal responses lag (September 10, 2020)A federal judge has temporarily blocked a Census Bureau plan to end its counting a month earlier than planned, ruling in a suit joined by the Navajo Nation and Gila River Indian Community.
Underscore.news: Census in the age of pandemic (September 10, 2020)
The Census has long failed to accurately tally populations in Indian Country. COVID-19 is hampering attempts to fix that.
Native Sun News Today: Indian Country census woes mount (September 8, 2020)
After a federal directive to shorten the 2020 Census outreach period jarred the nation, Indian Country organizations redoubled efforts to make sure Native communities are counted amid COVID-19.
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