COVID-19 in Indian Country
The CARES Act provides $8B in critical assistance for tribal governments.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 23, 2020   Tribe’s emergency plan in line with Governor Whitmer’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order   SAULT STE. MARIE. Mich. —Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order directing all Michigan businesses and operations to suspend in-person operations that are not necessary to sustain or […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 03-19-2020 Sault Tribe declares state of emergency SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors and Gaming Authority each declared a state of emergency at special meetings March 17, due to the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. The state of emergency is […]