National Indian Council on Aging

‘Resilience for Tomorrow…Together’ is the theme of the American Indian Elders Conference, which has been postponed to August 1-6, 2021.

Voices of Siihasin Benefit Concert

Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Jewel will co-host the ‘Voices of Siihasin’ Benefit Concert together with Dine artist, educator and organizer Lyla June on July 5, 2020.

National Council of Urban Indian Health

Given broad support across the aisles, in both chambers, and by Indian Country, the National Council of Urban Indian Health will continue to advocate for swift passage of S.3650, the Coverage for Urban Indian Health Providers Act, in the next COVID-19 package.

Sen. John Hoeven (R-North Dakota)

‘Today, tribal communities are experiencing some of the highest rates of infection for COVID-19 in the country,’ said Sen. John Hoeven (R-North Dakota), chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

Sen. Martha McSally (R-Arizona)

U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-Arizona) advocated for a reduced cost-sharing burden for Arizona’s tribes hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

Navajo Nation (Arizona, New Mexico, Utah)

The total number of COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation is 7,613 as of July 1, 2020. More than 5,400 have recovered from the coronavirus on the largest reservation in the United States.

Bureau of Indian Education (Department of the Interior)

The Bureau of Indian Education welcomes tribal leadership and stakeholders to attend an informational virtual meeting on July 8 to hear plans for distributing Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to schools to support the COVID-19 Pandemic recovery.