COVID-19 in Indian Country
NAFOA’s 38th Annual Conference is Now Virtual NAFOA’s Board of Directors and staff have made the difficult decision, after careful consideration and evaluation of the evolving concerns around COVID-19, to cancel the in-person 38th Annual Conference scheduled to take place in Nashville, TN, on April 6-7, 2020.  NAFOA will hold a virtual version of the conference on […]

An update from Chairman Matthew L. Morgan of the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association:

Annual Convention Update Because our event is scheduled for May, NAIHC and AMERIND have not yet cancelled or postponed our Annual Convention. We are monitoring all recommendations and restrictions on large gatherings. We understand that many tribes have instituted travel bans and that public health officials are recommending gathering in the next few weeks be cancelled, […]

2020 WIEA Conference “Indigenous STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math” Postponed Conference to be held at future date and time to be determined The Wisconsin Indian Education Association is closely monitoring the unfolding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation and aware of numerous emergency travel and work restrictions enacted by employers, as well as tribal, state and […]

MARCH 16, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OKLAHOMA INDIAN GAMING ASSOCIATION CHAIRMAN MATTHEW L. MORGAN RESPONDS TO ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM TRIBES EVALUATING, MODIFYING OR SUSPENDING CASINO OPERATIONS IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 “The leadership of Oklahoma’s tribal gaming community remains in constant communication with local, state, and national officials and each other to monitor developments. Each sovereign Tribal […]

The National Association of Tribal Historic Preservation Officers has postponed its upcoming conference, which was set to take place May 11-15 in Louisiana, hosted by Coushatta Tribe. Following is an update sent out March 16, 2020: ### 21st National Tribal Preservation Conference POSTPONED Dear Conference Participants and Colleagues, It is with sincere regret that we […]

For Immediate Release March 11, 2020 National Indian Health Board Postpones Tribal Public Health Summit Due to COVID-19 Concerns Due to growing concerns around the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Board of Directors and CEO of the National Indian Health Board (NIHB) announce that the 2020 National Tribal Public Health Summit, currently scheduled to […]

News Release: NCUIH Cancels 2020 Conference, Announces Virtual Annual Meeting FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, DC (March 12, 2020) – On March 12, 2020, the National Council of Urban Indian Health (NCUIH) Board of Directors announces the cancellation of the in-person 2020 Conference: New Opportunities in Urban Indian Health from March 24 – 27, 2020 in Washington, […]

The Native American Finance Officers Association has continued planning for its 38th Annual Conference,  set to take place April 6-7, 2020, at the JW Marriott Nashville in Nashville, Tennessee.

NEWS RELEASE: IMPORTANT MESSAGE TO NAMA MEMBERS REGARDING COVID-19 AND OUR MUSIC SUBMISSION PROCESS Across the country, necessary steps are aggressively being taken to protect our entire poplulation from the potential exposure and spread of Coronavirus which is now a global pandemic. The NCAA, NHL, NBA, MLB, WWE, Disneyland and a plethora of other sports and […]

Crushing Colonialism, an Indigenous media organization founded by journalist Jen Deerinwater, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, is postponing two events that were to take place in Washington, D.C., on April 25, 2020. “The Three Rs: Realize, Recognize, & Reconciliation” and “Decolonized Beatz” will take place at a later date, the organization said.

Welcome to COVID-19 in Indian Country, your source for coronavirus updates affecting American Indians and Alaska Natives. Important Links: Indian Country Today Updates National Council of Urban Indian Health Coronavirus National Congress of American Indians Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for Indian Country Bureau of Indian Affairs Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak Indian Health […]