tag: coronavirus

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COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to rise, with tribal people on reservations in Montana and Wyoming seemingly among the hardest hit.
acomapueblo
As COVID-19 progressed, the Pueblo of Acoma adopted novel strategies to protect the tribal community and its most vulnerable members.
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In 2020, we are grateful for the contributions of Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians make to our country – from business to politics and everything in between.
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NAFOA is proud to serve and advocate for tribes.
supremecourt
For the second time in as many years, the U.S. Supreme Court will be taking up a case that impacts the treaty rights of the Crow Tribe.
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How much longer must we put up with this ridiculous and corrupt man who has in his presidency made fools of the entire Senate, corrupted federal law scholars and committed several federal offenses?
winonabegaye
Across the Navajo Nation, victims of COVD-19 include parents and grandparents, sole guardians and providers, mentors and teachers. Without them, some students have lost their way or, quite literally, fallen off the map.
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Infection rates all over the country are spiking and tribes are reissuing strict shutdown orders aiming to slow down the spread of the coronavirus.
Healthcare access & disability justice
Healthcare access and disability justice are crucial to ending the genocide of Indigenous peoples, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The National Institutes of Health warns that stress and isolation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic can exacerbate the triggers for those vulnerable to addiction.
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Lawmakers are getting back to work after a long recess and a divisive election as time runs out to advance Indian Country’s legislative agenda.
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The election is over. Joe Biden is now the President-elect of the United States.
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Native leaders are keeping close watch on the Supreme Court battle over whether to repeal all or parts of the Affordable Care Act, a move many say could devastate health care in Indian Country.
colonizer theft of indigenous children #3Rs
Children have been stolen from Indigenous communities for generations.
acomapueblo
Officials from New Mexico are upset about the reduction in services at a hospital serving Pueblo and Navajo citizens.
Native American Basketball Invitational
After a one-year absence because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Native American Basketball Invitational will return in July 2021.
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Indian Country still has time to claim a $1,200 stimulus payment from the federal government. The deadline to apply is November 21.
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Coronavirus infection rates continue to climb just as families are planning holiday gatherings.
whosatrisk
Despite lacking jurisdiction over non-Indians, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are hoping the public will abide by coronavirus protection measures.
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Donald Trump is a dangerous man and history has it made it possible for American Indians to view the prospect of his continued autocratic and corrupt rule a clear signal that changes are overdue.
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Traditional healers, who once played critical roles in governance and health care, are dwindling in number and influence, even as the deadly coronavirus impacts the Navajo Nation.
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Kevin Killer, a former state lawmaker, and Alicia Mousseau, an expert in health and wellness issues, will be leading the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
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My childhood, adolescent, and war experiences led me to perceive the world as cruel and impersonal.
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Native America calling talk with health experts about how to get motivated to stay fit during these challenging times.
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Indian Country is celebrating after turning out in record numbers for one of the most consequential presidential elections in American history.
winonaflyingearth
Amid celebrations on one side, and vows to keep fighting on the other, Democrat Joe Biden claimed a “clear victory, a convincing victory” in the 2020 presidential election.
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The state of Alaska is siding with Native corporations over tribal governments in a closely-watched COVID-19 case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.
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With the nation’s highest court stacked with even more conservative justices, tribes are once again paying close attention to a COVID-19 funding dispute they thought was over.
Blackfeet Nation
Residents of the Blackfeet Nation complained about the limited number of ballot drop-off sites.
uscapitol
With the control of the U.S. Senate at stake, Native voters are playing a pivotal role in important races in North Carolina, Arizona, Montana and Alaska.
“Native Americans have overcome many hardships since the onset of colonization — genocide, forced relocation and assimilation — but we’re still here,” said Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico).
cherokeenationdisabilityassistance
The Disability Assistance Program will help Cherokees with food, supplies or other expenses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Kristi Noem has allowed COVID-19 to make South Dakota number one in the nation by not practicing the simple guidelines that tribes are following.
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Most states are seeing a rise in COVID-19 infections. In response, tribes are reinstating curfews and monitoring borders to keep infections numbers down.
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Voters are casting and dropping off ballots at sites throughout the nation, including Gila River Arena in Arizona’s largest city.
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“We’ll see in the coming years how this is going to change our communities,” said Ernest Weston Jr. of the Oglala Sioux Tribe Planning Office.
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Remains of 181 migrants were found in the Arizona desert through the end of September, 37 more than in all of last year and the most since 2013.
cherokeebison
Food security is always an issue for our citizenry and it has only been magnified during the COVID-19 crisis.
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NAFOA aims to keep our community about the news that impacts you the most.
mikeblack
Joe Biden is the only choice for Indian Country this November, asserts a former official who served under numerous presidents.