COVID-19 in Indian Country
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is finalizing its COVID-19 in Indian Country report.

Sen. Tom Udall (D-New Mexico) took part in a panel at the National Tribal Health Conference with tribal leaders and Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-New York).

The National Indian Health Board concluded the National Tribal Health Conference with a panel discussion on the behavioral health that honed in on the human effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Tribal Nations prepaid for our healthcare," Walker River Paiute Tribe Chairwoman Amber Torres said. "Our Treaties require the federal government to fund our people’s care for the next seven generations and beyond."

In a year packed with change and uncertainty, the National Indian Health Board was pleased to recognize and honor a group of Tribal health leaders, providers and advocates during its Heroes in Health Awards Gala.

The National Indian Health Board opened its annual National Tribal Health Conference to a virtual audience of nearly 900 Tribal leaders, health professionals, advocates and federal and Congressional partners.

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.