COVID-19 in Indian Country
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in a long-running COVID-19 dispute.
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“I am extremely disappointed that the federal government is going to such lengths to deny Tribal governments their fair share of CARES funding," said Chairman Joseph Rupnick.
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"A year ago, we were hit with a virus that was met with silence and spread unchecked," President Joe Biden said in an address to the nation.

Alaska Native leader Victor Joseph has been named to President Joe Biden's COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force.
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"Approving a Major Disaster Declaration will help save lives and livelihoods—and ensure the Nation can access critical resources to combat and reduce the spread of COVID-19," said Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Arizona).

President Joe Biden signed a long-awaited Major Disaster Declaration for the Navajo Nation to address the COVID-19 pandemic.
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President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks on his COVID-19 relief and rescue plan.

The Trump administration official who oversees the department with the most trust and treaty responsibilities has tested positive for COVID-19.

Navajo Department of Health Executive Director Dr. Jill Jim will serve on the COVID-19 Advisory Board for Democratic president-elect Joe Biden.
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Navajo Nation Department of Health Executive Director Dr. Jill Jim will serve as the Winter Commencement speaker for Diné College on December 11, 2020.

In a post on social media at 12:54am Eastern on October 2, 2020, President Donald Trump announced he tested positive for COVID-19.

Biden for President released a statement responding to misleading claims made by Navajo Nation Vice President Myron Lizer at the Republican National Convention.