COVID-19 in Indian Country

As we celebrate our connections to Bears Ears virtually, let us remember that we can still practice our subsistence lifeways from our own homes.


The National Congress of American Indians Policy Research Center is honored to host the 15th Annual Tribal Leader/Scholar Forum in an online, virtual setting.


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


The Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee Subcommittee on General Welfare Exclusion will host a virtual forum on August 26, 2020.


The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association has announced the keynote lineup for its annual American Indian Tourism Conference, which is scheduled for September 14-18, 2020.


After ongoing consultation with public health officials and experts—who underscored the worsening coronavirus pandemic—the Democratic National Convention Committee announced today speakers for the 2020 Democratic National Convention will no longer travel to Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


Native American youth from urban and rural communities across the nation gathered for United National Indian Tribal Youth’s (UNITY) first-ever virtual national conference.


Since late last month, United National Indian Youth, Inc. (UNITY) has connected with Native American and Alaska Native youth in a way no one imagined.


The National Tribal Broadband Summit is going virtual this year due to COVID-19.


The National American Indian Court Judges Association is taking its annual National Tribal Judicial and Court Personnel Conference to a virtual platform on October 20-23, 2020.


The Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives announced 12 Tribal consultations to occur virtually across the United States in the coming months.


The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is hearing from experts on how the #COVID19 pandemic has impacted Native American communities.


On Friday, July 17, National Council of Urban Indian Health Executive Director Francys Crevier will testify before of the United States Commission on Civil Rights regarding COVID-19 and its impact on American Indians/Alaska Natives.


The Bureau of Indian Education is hosting three consultation sessions to discuss reopening of schools in the COVID-19 era.


On Friday, July 17, at 10 a.m. EDT, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will hold a virtual public briefing to evaluate the impact of COVID-19 on Native Americans.