COVID-19 in Indian Country
NAFOA is still seeking responses to our Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program Survey. The purpose of this survey is to understand the extent of tribal participation in the program.

The Department of the Treasury announced an extension for the submission of Tribal Employment and Expenditure Information to 12 PM EDT on Friday, May 29, 2020.

With tribes experiencing difficulties in submitting additional data for the $8 billion in coronavirus relief promised to them two months ago, the Department of the Treasury is giving them more time to do so.

The Kiowa Tribe will not use its CARES Act funding for per capita payments, Chairman Matthew M. Komalty said.

Learn the stories of how four tribal governments are using CARES Act funding to protect their communities and help them recover in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

As ordered by a federal judge, the Trump administration submitted a status report about its efforts to distribute the rest of the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund promised to tribal governments. It's not going so well.

A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to submit another status report about its efforts to distribute the rest of the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund promised to tribal governments.

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The CARES Act provided the U.S. Department of the Interior with $756 million to support the needs of DOI programs, bureaus, Indian Country, and the Insular Areas.

During a Special Business Committee Meeting held on May 21st, the Sac and Fox Nation Business Committee approved the Sac and Fox Nation COVID-19 Economic Support Program.

The Department of the Treasury’s administrative record (AR) in ongoing litigation over the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund promised to tribal governments was submitted in federal court on May 22, 2020. The AR is divided into 14 sections, according to the index submitted in court. Almost every section contains just one document but section 10 […]

A team of researchers released its proposal for fairly allocating the $8 billion CARES Act monies earmarked for the governments of federally recognized American Indian and Alaskan Native nations.

Sen. James Lankford (R-Oklahoma): "It is my goal to ensure Oklahoma Tribes are included in these resources provided by the CARES Act."

A federal judge is allowing Alaska Native corporate interests to intervene in ongoing litigation over the $8 billon coronavirus relief fund.

Tribes are being asked to submit additional information in order to secure the remaining $3.2 billion in coronavirus relief funds promised to their governments.

A team of researchers released the results of its study dissecting the Department of the Treasury’s formula for distributing first-round CARES Act funds to Indian Country.

On Monday, May 18, 2020, at 3:30 PM EDT the U.S. Department of the Treasury will join NAFOA and NCAI for a forum discussion on the Coronavirus Relief Fund.

Ready for round two? Tribes have to submit more information in order to claim their shares of $3.2 billion in coronavirus relief that has yet to be distributed by the Trump administration.

The Northern Arapaho Tribe received $19 million from the CARES Act federal relief package. The funding will help maintain critical operations for tribal citizens.

Oversight of the DOI’s CARES Act spending is critical to safeguard health and safety, water, and Indian education.