COVID-19 in Indian Country
The Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Covid-19 DARE Response Team received a mass donation of hand sanitizer from Walmart.
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The Cheyenne River Youth Project announced that its award-winning RedCan invitational graffiti jam will be back as a live, in-person event this summer.
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Be safe Oyate, together we can stop the spread of COVID-19.
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“Our kids have been remote learning for a long time, and they’ve really missed school,” said Jerica Widow of the Cheyenne River Youth Project.
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The Rosebud Sioux Tribe is extending its shutdown order amid a rise in COVID-19 cases in South Dakota, President Rodney Bordeaux announced.

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the Indian Health Service are seeing an increase in coronavirus cases on the reservation.

The Cheyenne River Youth Project and the Seattle-based Vadon Foundation have announced a new partnership that will allow the nonprofit, grassroots youth organization to raise funds for Covid-19 relief.

The Oglala Sioux Tribe has confirmed 240 COVID-19 cases on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.

The Oglala Sioux Tribe has confirmed 228 COVID-19 cases on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.

As summer draws to a close, kids are going back to school — but school doesn’t look the same.

The Cheyenne River Youth Project’s 6th annual RedCan invitational graffiti jam was groundbreaking for more than one reason.

The Cheyenne River Youth Project is back up and running after all staff members tested negative for COVID-19.

Acts of courage and civil disobedience by Indigenous people and our allies defending sacred lands in the Black Hills resulted in arrests and we imagine eventual criminal charges.

As Donald Trump makes his way to Mount Rushmore for the Fourth of July weekend, NDN Collective calls for the closure of the national monument indefinitely, and for the sacred Paha Sapa (Black Hills) to be returned to the Lakota people.

Bryan Brewer, a former president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, took part in an Indianz.Com live broadcast on June 30, 2020.

Although this summer isn’t a typical one thanks to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, it’s still off to a busy start at the Cheyenne River Youth Project.

Citing 'unlawful threats' to its sovereignty, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe on June 23, 2020, sued President Donald J. Trump over coronavirus checkpoints on the reservation.

June is off to a busy start at the Cheyenne River Youth Project, located in the heart of South Dakota’s remote Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation. Every day, staff members have been busy planting crops in their 2.5-acre, pesticide-free Winyan Toka Win (Leading Lady) Garden.

The Cheyenne River Youth Project welcomed local youth to its new learning space in the Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life) gymnasium for three days of sewing classes.

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe and Royal River Casino & Hotel are excited to announce a partnership with WorkFORCE Occupational Health, a division of Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital to roll out comprehensive COVID-19 testing for all team members.