COVID-19 in Indian Country
A federal judge on May 11, 2020, declined to order the Trump administration to "immediately" distribute the entirety of the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund that was promised to tribal governments more than a month ago.

The U.S. Supreme Court has posted the transcript in McGirt v. Oklahoma.

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in McGirt v. Oklahoma at 10am Eastern on May 11, 2020.

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

Cree artist Kent Monkman joins the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden for a discussion on colonization, sexuality, warfare, and resilience on May 13, 2020.

With a portion of the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund still going out to tribal governments, a federal judge will hear arguments in the CARES Act litigation at 1pm Eastern on May 8, 2020.

A federal judge is holding a scheduling conference in the CARES Act litigation at 1pm Eastern on May 7, 2020.

With the fate of $8 billion in coronavirus relief still in question, two Indian nations have joined one of the CARES Act lawsuits against the Trump administration.

McGirt v. Oklahoma, whose outcome affects the Indian Country status of millions of acres in eastern Oklahoma, will be argued May 11, 2020.

There are some last-minute developments in federal court as tribes await the release of an $8 billion coronavirus relief fund promised to their governments.

The District of Columbia continues to report a steady rise in COVID-19 cases among self-identified American Indians and Alaska Natives.

On February 11, 2020, Tyler Fish of the Trump administration addressed the National Congress of American Indians. Here's what he said.

The federal judge assigned to the CARES Act lawsuit ordered the parties to submit a status report by May 1, 2020, following a landmark ruling affecting $8 billion in coronavirus relief 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 Ute Tribe filed a third CARES Act lawsuit on April 23, 2020, as a federal judge weighs the fate of an $8 billion coronavirus relief fund.

The next hearing in the CARES Act lawsuit takes place at 3pm Eastern on April 24, 2020.

With the coronavirus continuing to exact a heavy toll on the first Americans, a historic showdown is taking place in federal court as Indian Country fights over the future of an $8 billion COVID-19 relief fund promised to tribal governments.

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, Oglala Sioux Tribe, and the Rosebud Sioux Tribe are among the poorest and most vulnerable Tribal nations in the country

As part of their new CARES Act lawsuit, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, the Oglala Sioux Tribe and the Rosebud Sioux Tribe have filed a sealed motion in federal court.

The federal judge assigned to the tribal #CARESAct lawsuit has scheduled a new hearing in the case in light of the Trump administration's attempts to delay paying Indian Country its share of an $8 billion coronavirus relief fund.