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Posted: April 15, 2020

A whiteboard at Department of the Interior headquarters in Washington, D.C., reading “Get to Yes” is seen in an Inupiaq language social media post from Assistant Secretary Tara Sweeney on March 26, 2020, just as the coronavirus pandemic was disrupting life in Indian Country. “No objections from my staff of little people!” the post read. Photo: ASIndianAffairs

With a major assist from the Trump administration, Alaska Native corporations are poised to claim a large share of an $8 billion coronavirus relief fund despite not being tribal governments.

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