tag: coronavirus

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Publisher Tim Giago has decided to sponsor a National Native American Media Convention on Native American Day in South Dakota.
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The National Native American Hall of Fame is honoring its third wave of inductees at a ceremony on November 6, 2021.
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Family members shared memories and stories of their lost loved ones as the nation observed a day of awareness for missing and murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives.
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The COVID-19 pandemic and mismatched databases confound efforts to address failures investigating Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
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A combination of intense contact-tracing, surveillance of high-risk individuals and vaccinations has helped the White Mountain Apache Tribe combat COVID-19.
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Tribes face a digital divide “as big as the Grand Canyon” and a “not even quantifiable” lack of utility access, just two of the problems outlined at a Congressional hearing.
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NAFOA is committed to uplifting our community and Indian Country.
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The fate of hundreds of millions of dollars in federal coronavirus relief money is now in the hands of the nation’s highest court. Learn more on the monthly Native news recap!
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is once again taking a look at how COVID-19 has impacted American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities.
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Secretary Deb Haaland is moving quickly to roll back negative policies as the Biden administration seeks to restore the nation-to-nation relationship with tribes and uphold the federal government’s trust and treaty obligations.
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Native America Calling will check in with Native language program organizers about how they refuse to let COVID-19 slow the progress of language revitalization.
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Since time immemorial, we remain one Cherokee Nation. We celebrate each other and our traditions as Cherokees, wherever we are.
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The Navajo Nation welcomes First Lady of the United States Dr. Jill Biden for a historic, two-day visit to the largest reservation in the United States.
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First Lady Dr. Jill Biden is visiting the Navajo Nation, her third trip to the largest reservation in the United States.
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Native America Calling will get perspective on how the pandemic is affecting Indigenous peoples south of the U.S. border.
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Indian Country infrastructure needs, for everything from water to housing to broadband, are a high priority of the Biden administration’s $2.2 trillion American Jobs Plan.
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The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in Yellen v. Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, No. 20-543, on April 19, 2021.
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Infighting among tribal attorneys led the nation’s highest court down an unusual path on the eve of arguments in a closely-watched COVID-19 case.
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More and more school districts across the country are reopening their doors to students as states start seeing improving COVID-19 infection numbers.
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The Biden administration is relaunching the White House Council on Native American Affairs as it seeks to strengthen the federal government’s relationship with tribal nations.
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• On Clubhouse: Indianz.Com Listening Room [Audio Only] One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, how are Native communities doing after suffering the highest infection, hospitalization and death rates in the U.S? That question will be discussed at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on Wednesday afternoon. The title is “Examining the COVID-19 […]
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Anyone holding a position of power must pay close attention to the words that come out of their mouths.
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Drunk driving and alcohol-related health problems impact Native people disproportionately.
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President Joe Biden has submitted his first budget to Congress, showing increases in investments for Indian Country.
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Native America Calling will take the hour to discuss how organizers are responding to the pent-up demand for live, in-person powwows.
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The pandemic has taken a toll on one of Native America’s leading economic development sources.
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When COVID-19 first struck the United States, the Navajo Nation was hit hard. Within months, infection rates across the reservation were the highest in the country.
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Native Americans are suffering a disproportionate toll from COVID-19.
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Given the surge of interest in gardening since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, several organizations are offering guidance on small gardens in containers, pots, and on patios and even window sills.
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The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect communities worldwide with many communities being forced to utilize resources on a virtual level and think outside of the box when it comes to teaching.
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The American Rescue Plan, which allocates $31 billion to Indian Country, set aside $20 million to help tribes preserve their languages.
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Native people join TikTok for different reasons. But they stay for the community, for the culture and to fulfill their sacred duty.
cherokeenation
Protecting women and children has always been a core value for the Cherokee people.
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Helping tribes stay informed and make the most of opportunities.
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Even after watching their relatives and neighbors die of the virus at nearly twice the rate of their white counterparts, some Natives are leery of the vaccine.
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Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland is taking to social media to show the American Rescue Plan Act benefits Indian Country.
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“I’ll fight tirelessly to represent our tribal communities and our tribes with honor,” Georgene Louis says as she seeks to fill the shoes of a fellow Pueblo trailblazer.
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The Indian Health Service is set to meet its goal of 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations but progress is being threatened by the rest of the nation.
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Even before COVID-19, far too many Cherokees and others in our communities struggled with addiction.
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Strength of heart is courage. Courage means doing the right thing, even when you are afraid.