tag: coronavirus

Joe Biden
President Joe Biden is making history with the first-ever White House proclamation on Indigenous Peoples’ Day.
Mitchell Family
Elders are already at risk for isolation. The COVID-19 pandemic only worsens the problem.
U.S. Supreme Court
The nation’s highest court is running into snags that have plagued other institutions grappling with the ongoing health crisis.
Greg Gianforte
“We serve a lot of families on the Crow Reservation, and last year they were hit harder than anybody,” said a funeral home owner.
Navajo Nation
Pearline Kirk, the former controller for the Navajo Nation, is accused of using her position to defraud the tribe out of $3 million in COVID-19 funds.
Billings Clinic
The latest wave of COVID-19 cases, coupled with a shortage of health care workers, has stretched Montana’s emergency care system increasingly thin.
Joy Harjo
Joy Harjo, the first Native woman to serve as the nation’s poet laureate, has begun her historic third term — an honor previously bestowed only once.
The Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
“How are non-Native people playing on our land? Are they being respectful?” asks Adesbah Foguth, a tribal park ranger.
Lloyd Goings
When I opened an office of my newspaper in Rapid City back in the 1980s one of my frequent visitors was Lloyd Goings.
Kyrsten Sinema
“Where are you, Senator Sinema, now that we need you?” asked activist Dolores Huerta.
Joe Biden
Mark your calendars. The White House Tribal Nations Summit is returning after a four-year absence.
Kayenta Wellness Center
American Indians and Alaska Natives are experiencing increases in food insecurity as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
Chuck Hoskin Jr.
To grow the economy across the Cherokee Nation Reservation, we must be forward thinking, collaborative and willing to work across borders.
NAFOA
NAFOA is here to build and support our community. Join us!
Cherokee Nation
Native America Calling will hear from health experts and tribal leaders about the COVID-19 messages that are connecting with tribal citizens.
Michael Gavin
The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation tried early and often to protect citizens from COVID-19.
Chickasaw Nation
Formal guidance from the Indian Health Service on how and when to give COVID-19 vaccine booster shots still are in the works, but some tribes aren’t waiting.
Arizona National Guard
Math and reading scores in Arizona fell across the board last school year, as COVID-19 upended learning and led to a sharp drop in the number of students taking the tests.
Roy Slowman
Indigenous nations across the country have experienced chronic federal underfunding, which has led to disproportionate impacts tied to COVID-19 through housing, employment, public safety, food security, health care and economic outcomes.
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During the COVID-19 pandemic, giving or getting a helping hand is more important than ever.
Arizona National Guard
Arizona is on pace to record its 1 millionth COVID-19 infection and health experts fear that kids in schools and the looming Labor Day holiday will only make matters worse.
Cherokee Nation
We have already lost far too many beloved community members to this disease.
SWAIA - Santa Fe Indian Market
It’s a big week coming up in the Native arts world. Native America Calling will get a look at what’s in store.
Pathways: Native Arts Festival
Native people across the country are learning to adjust to life in the pandemic after a bumpy road this past year. How have artists been doing?
Pandemic Perseverance
Resilient. That’s the word used to describe Kim Holmes by the people who know her best.
Shawnee Language Program
The Shawnee language is in danger of becoming extinct, but COVID-19 and a switch to remote education open the door for revival.
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Native students are heading back into classrooms. But COVID-19 is still with us.
Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association
Tribal casino revenues took a major hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to figures released by the National Indian Gaming Commission.
National Indian Gaming Commission - Gross Gaming Revenues GGR 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic impacted fiscal year 2020 gross gaming revenues for tribes across the nation.
Vision Maker Media
Native America Calling will hear from filmmakers and representatives from Vision Maker Media about the projects and the power of Native documentary film.
Navajo Nation Police
The increased demands of the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated long-standing issues within the Navajo Nation’s police department.
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Has Indian Country made progress when it comes to COVID-19? Tune into Native America Calling to find out.
Cherokee Nation
We all have a role to play as we combat this new surge in the global pandemic.
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Native tourism destinations are among the popular places attracting sightseers and tribes, cultural centers, businesses and artists have all felt the economic hit from the pandemic.
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Native people typically face higher unemployment conditions than the population as a whole.
Durbin Feeling Language Center
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is meeting to advance Native language legislation.
Cherokee Nation Election Commission
A strong and effective Cherokee Council means a strong and effective Cherokee democracy.
Cherokee Nation
Health insurance coverage has improved dramatically among American Indians and Alaska Natives, according to a new report.
Cherokee Nation
We must continue to make it a priority for health care to be universally accessible for our citizens.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is meeting for a legislative hearing.