COVID-19 in Indian Country
A federal judge will hold a status conference in Shawnee Tribe v. Yellen, formerly known as Shawnee Tribe v. Mnuchin, on February 17, 2021.

A federal judge recently issued two orders in Shawnee Tribe v. Mnuchin, an ongoing dispute over COVID-19 relief for tribal governments.

Alaska Native corporations are asking the nation's highest court to determine if they can receive shares of $8 billion in COVID-19 relief.

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).

“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."

Sen. Thom Tillis (R-North Carolina) announced he tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, on October 2, 2020.

Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) announced he tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, in a post on social media on October 2, 2020.

The Native American Journalists Association developed this reporting guide as a tool for newsrooms reporting on Indian Country.

Watch a replay of the historic U.S. Supreme Court oral argument in McGirt v. Oklahoma.

The U.S. Supreme Court has posted the transcript in McGirt v. Oklahoma.

With the U.S. Supreme Court taking up one of the most consequential Indian law cases in decades, please join Indianz.Com for an experimental chat on YouTube!

The National Constitution Center will hold a panel discussion on McGirt v. Oklahoma on May 11, 2020.

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in McGirt v. Oklahoma at 10am Eastern on May 11, 2020.

McGirt v. Oklahoma, whose outcome affects the Indian Country status of millions of acres in eastern Oklahoma, will be argued May 11, 2020.

The U.S. Supreme Court has postponed oral arguments for the month of April 2020.

With the nation hobbled by the coronavirus crisis, the U.S. Supreme Court continues work on McGirt v. Oklahoma, the only Indian law case set for argument during the current term.