COVID-19 in Indian Country
"For decades now, Alaska Native people have relied on ANCs to provide access to education, health, housing, and economic support," Alaska Native corporation organizations said following a U.S. Supreme Court hearing.

Join President Richard Chalyee Éesh Peterson for a Lunchtime Chat to hear from Tlingit & Haida's Tribal Emergency Operations Center and receive an update on our CARES Act projects and services.
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Alaska Native leader Victor Joseph has been named to President Joe Biden's COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force.
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Alaska Native corporations are asking the nation's highest court to determine if they can receive shares of $8 billion in COVID-19 relief.

On October 18, 2020, Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation confirmed two residents tested positive for COVID-19. The individuals are close contacts of previously known COVID-19 cases.

On September 14, 2020, Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation identified four new COVID-19 cases in the Yukon Kuskokwim Delta of Alaska.

On September 9, Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation identified three new COVID-19 cases in the Yukon Kuskokwim Delta of Alaska.

It is with deep sadness that YKHC reports that late in the day on August 19, 2020, a YK Delta resident in their 50’s died due to complications of COVID-19.

On Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 10am Eastern, the House Committee on Natural Resources is scheduled to hold a markup on more than a dozen bills.

With the coronavirus continuing to ravage tribal communities, a court hearing at 1pm Eastern on June 12, 2020, brings the focus back to one of the most heated and divisive issues in recent Indian Country history.

Don’t forget to join Lunchtime Chats with Tlingit & Haida! The topic for the May 28, 2020, session is Educational Assistance programs and services.

'We implore our lower 48 tribal partners: it is time to stop efforts that divide us. We must work together to fight this global pandemic,' Alaska Native corporations said.

The Daily Treasury Statement continues to show much of the coronavirus relief fund is going to tribal governments.

The Alaska Native Village Corporation Association and the ANCSA Regional Association issued a statement in connection with litigation over the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund promised to tribal governments.

A federal judge has issued a decision in the closely-watched CARES Act lawsuit, barring the Trump administration from disbursing an $8 billion coronavirus relief fund to for-profit corporations.

The Trump administration has determined that Alaska Native corporations can receive shares of the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund promised to tribal governments. In a brief filed at a 5pm Eastern deadline, government attorneys said the Department of the Treasury finally resolved the question that has been on everyone’s minds since the controversy blew up […]

The unprecedented coronavirus is creating economic hardships for indigenous populations across the country, including the Chugach Alaska Corporation region and shareholders.

Join Native America Calling at 1pm Eastern on April 23, 2020, for a discussion on COVID-19 relief promised to tribes. Scheduled guests include Chairman Harold Frazier of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe andChief Mike Williams of the  Akiak Native Community. Both tribes are suing the Trump administration over the handling of an $8 billion coronavirus […]

The Bristol Bay Native Corporation, the Bristol Bay Economic Development Corporation, the Bristol Bay Native Association, the United Tribes of Bristol Bay and the Bristol Bay Housing Authority have developed protocols for the upcoming salmon season in Bristol Bay in Alaska.

The Alaska Native Village Corporation Association (ANVCA) and the ANCSA Regional Association (ARA) are making their views known in the CARES Act lawsuit that’s headed to a major showdown in federal court.