COVID-19 in Indian Country
On Monday, April 19, 2021, the Ute Indian Tribe presented arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on the distribution of CARES Act funds to federally recognized tribal governments.

The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in a long-running COVID-19 dispute.
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The American Rescue Plan, signed into law by President Biden on March 11, 2021, includes over $31 billion for Indian tribes to continue responding and recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nicole Ducheneaux, partner at the Big Fire Law and Policy Group, offered a statement in connection with litigation over the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund.

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.

This alert provides a summary of certain economic relief that tribes and tribal small businesses may be eligible to receive under the recently enacted CARES Act.

At Big Fire Law & Policy Group we understand and recognize that this pandemic of COVID-19 is affecting Indian Country in a very dramatic way and we would like to assure you that we will continue to be here to serve you in every legal capacity you need. We are dedicated to advancing interests of […]