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National Indian Impacted Schools Association
A bipartisan bill that will help school districts with Indian Country students preserve their Impact Aid funding is set to clear the 117th Congress.
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.
Lumbee Tribe
A supporter of federal recognition for the Lumbee Tribe made a special presentation during a hearing on Capitol Hill.
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.
Native Sun News Today
We want to wish all of our readers a very Happy New Year and hope that 2022 brings you the best.
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.
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Are you looking forward to a healthier and more social 2022?
NAFOA
Thank you for making 2021 a productive year. See you next year!
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.
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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.
NAFOA
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.
Montana COVID-19
Republican state officials have succeeded in blocking a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers.
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Native America Calling will check in with some Native sellers about the joys and difficulties of doing business at a crucial time of year.
Patrick Albert Lee
It is with deep sadness that I write this small tribute to my friend of 80 years, Pat Lee.
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.
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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.
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.
Pine Ridge Reservation
With deep respect, we call upon President Biden and Congress to help the most vulnerable Americans: Native Americans.
Harold Frazier
Native people suffered COVID-19 at the highest rate of any group in America. We need help.
Wendy Phillips
Indigenous ceremonies have been central to Indigenous health and well-being since time immemorial.
Cherokee Nation Career Services
Our people deserve every chance to support their families and pursue their dreams.
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The more than $200 billion in federal pandemic aid to tribes provided welcome financial relief at a critical time but the way the funds have been distributed has been repeatedly questioned.
Speaking Rock Entertainment Center
The nation’s highest court is back in session amid COVID-19 and it’s shaping up to be a busy one for tribes and their advocates.
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.