Underscore.news: Umatilla Reservation family loses two to COVID-19 (September 8, 2021)The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation tried early and often to protect citizens from COVID-19.
Underscore.news: MMIW remains a crisis in Oregon (May 5, 2021)The COVID-19 pandemic and mismatched databases confound efforts to address failures investigating Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs sets business meeting and hearing (March 24, 2021)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is meeting to advance more bills and to hear about water needs in Native communities.
‘A historic day’: #MMIW legislation finally signed into law (October 12, 2020)It took years of work by Native women and activists but legislation to address the crisis of missing and murdered sisters and relatives has finally become law.
Indian Country bills crawl to final approval in busy election cycle (September 22, 2020)Five Indian Country bills are finally over their last hurdle on Capitol Hill, giving Republicans, Democrats and maybe even Donald Trump a chance to declare victory ahead of the presidential election.
Sen. John Hoeven hails passage of Indian Country legislation (September 22, 2020)Five Indian Country bills are on their way to President Donald Trump for his signature.
Indian bills on House schedule for week of September 21, 2020 (September 20, 2020)It’s a busy week for Indian Country’s legislative agenda on Capitol Hill.
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.
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