The Trump administration's efforts to address the crisis of the missing and murdered in Indian Country are being undermined by the president himself, Native women asserted as outrage over police violence continues to sweep the nation.
Coronavirus data from New Mexico continues to show a disproportionate impact on the first Americans, whose cultural, political and social contributions are a point of pride in a state with nearly two dozen tribes.
A former White House aide won a $3 million contract to supply respirator masks to Navajo Nation hospitals, just 11 days after he created a company to sell personal protective equipment in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
As tribes continue to fight for the $8 billion in coronavirus relief they were promised more than seven weeks ago, new research is casting doubt on the accuracy and fairness of the Trump administration's handling of the fund.
After much debate, media scrutiny and a national lawsuit, the Treasury Department is finally distributing coronavirus relief funds to tribal governments, but it is far from payment in full, as promised.
The Trump administration's coronavirus testing efforts in Indian Country are being dealt a serious setback with warnings about the accuracy of the machine provided to tribal communities across the nation.
As tribal nations continue to fight for the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund promised to them more than a month ago, Democrats in Congress are making good on pledges to provide more resources to the first Americans.
Despite recent improvements in government-to-government relations, Indian nations are still finding themselves at odds with states and even their own trustee amid the worst public health crisis to hit their communities in decades.
The federal government has so far distributed about $3.4 billion in long-awaited coronavirus relief funds to tribal nations, more than a month after delays placed the Trump administration at the center of yet another COVID-19 controversy.