COVID-19 in Indian Country
'Today, tribal communities are experiencing some of the highest rates of infection for COVID-19 in the country,' said Sen. John Hoeven (R-North Dakota), chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

The pro-DAPL governor of North Dakota made national news for a COVID-19 press conference in which he pleaded for civility.

The Oceti Sakowin of the Dakota/Nakota/Lakota Oyate or Seven Council Fires of the Great Sioux Nation stand united to protect our Native people from the ravages of the Coronavirus.

The Great Plains Region is one of 12 Bureau of Indian Affairs Regions in the United States, encompassing nearly 25 percent of all Indian land owned by federally recognized tribes.

A Lakota family was forced out of their trailer during the coronavirus pandemic because they couldn't pay their power bill.