COVID-19 in Indian Country
The Kiowa Tribe will issue $2,200 to every adult citizen, Chairman Matthew M. Komalty said. Minors will receive $1,500, plus a $550 voucher.
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The Sault Tribe COVID-19 Rescue Act Membership Assistance Program provides a one-time $2,000 grant to all eligible tribal citizens.
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Please join the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development for Investing In Your Tribes’ Behavioral Health" on July 21, 2021.

To date, the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians has appropriated $91 million in American Rescue Act funding in the form of $2,000 relief payments for citizens of all ages.
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“The pandemic has brought on many challenges and financial burden for many of our Navajo families and the Child Tax Credit will provide some financial relief,” said President Jonathan Nez of the Navajo Nation.
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The Department of the Treasury will be hosting a tribal information session on June 28, 2021, to discuss reporting and compliance with the American Rescue Plan Act.
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The White House invites you to join a briefing on June 29, 2021, to learn how the Child Tax Credit in the American Rescue Plan Act will help Native families.
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"This case was never about the funds. Instead, it was about upholding tribal sovereignty and the status of federally-recognized tribes," Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez said in response to a long-awaited U.S. Supreme Court decision.
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Please join the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development for “A Conversation with Bryan Newland – How Tribes Can Maximize their American Rescue Plan Opportunities.”
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On June 15, 2021, the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors voted to establish the COVID-19 Rescue Act Membership Assistance Program
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On May 28, 2021, the Navajo Nation received its initial funding allocation from the American Rescue Plan Act totaling over $1.8 billion.
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The Sault Tribe has already received $211.6 million in funds from the American Rescue Plan Act.
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The American Rescue Plan Act provides the largest single infusion of federal funding into Indian Country in the history of the United States.

The Navajo Nation has received its initial allocation of $1,861,554,458.43 from the American Rescue Plan Act.
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Leaders of the Navajo Nation are discussing priorities as they await the tribe's share of American Rescue Plan Act funds.
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The Cherokee Nation is receiving $1.8 billion in COVID-19 recovery funds as part of an historic investment in Indian Country through President Biden’s American Rescue Plan Act.
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The Department of the Treasury announced a 2-week extension for tribal governments to request payments from $20 billion in American Rescue Plan Act funds.
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The American Rescue Plan Act provides the largest single infusion of federal funding into Indian Country in the history of the United States.
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The Department of the Treasury is hosting an additional session on the distribution of $20 billion in American Rescue Plan Act funds to tribal governments.
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NAFOA will continue to monitor developments related to the distribution of the $20 billion to Tribal governments and will work to keep our community informed as new information becomes available.
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