COVID-19 in Indian Country
Air Serv International is partnering with the Navajo and Hopi Families COVID-19 Relief Fund to transport critical humanitarian relief items by plane to remote Navajo and Hopi communities.

Oklahoma City Indian Clinic offers new and innovative ways to continue to provide excellent health care to American Indians amid COVID-19.

The toll of the illicit drug toxicity crisis on BC First Nations individuals is rising again this year, erasing previous gains, according to data released ​by the First Nations Health Authority.

Acts of courage and civil disobedience by Indigenous people and our allies defending sacred lands in the Black Hills resulted in arrests and we imagine eventual criminal charges.

Join the National Congress of American Indians and the Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr. and Rainbow PUSH Coalition for a special town hall titled 'The Untold Story of America,' where we will discuss the true history of the nation from the American Indian and African American perspectives.

As Donald Trump makes his way to Mount Rushmore for the Fourth of July weekend, NDN Collective calls for the closure of the national monument indefinitely, and for the sacred Paha Sapa (Black Hills) to be returned to the Lakota people.

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

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.

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.

The Trump administration and its failed response to the Covid-19 pandemic has left Native Americans behind.

Rapid Antibody Testing may be used to identify whether people were previously infected by COVID-19, including those that may be asymptomatic or have recovered.

The American Indians Accessing Health Professions Conference is designed to give American Indian, Alaska Native and Indigenous students exposure to different careers in the health professions, as well as the tools and mentors to help them get there.

Although this summer isn’t a typical one thanks to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, it’s still off to a busy start at the Cheyenne River Youth Project.

Join the International Indian Treaty Council for a COVID-19 webinar featuring Francisco Cali Tzay, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Sen. John Hoeven (R-North Dakota), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and Sen. Tom Udall (D-New Mexico), Vice Chairman, introduced S.4090, bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act (NAHASDA).

Sharing updates for Indian Country from Washington, D.C. 

The National Congress of American Indians continues to believe that Congress intended for Title V CARES Act funding to be distributed to Indian tribal governments.

'Alaska has a unique history of tribal self-governance and Native self-determination,' said Alaska Federation of Natives President Julie Kitka.

'The ANCSA Regional Association and Alaska Native Village Corporation Association applaud the D.C. District Court’s Decision to uphold the Alaska Native Regional and Village Corporation’s right to receive much-needed funding from Title V of the CARES Act.'

United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. will kick off its first ever virtual national conference on June 25, 2020, with Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) and Rep. Sharice Davids (D-Kansas).