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A powerful Republican lawmaker is accusing the National Congress of American Indians of engaging in “divisiveness” in connection with a bitter dispute over billions of dollars in COVID-19 relief.

It’s ‘full speed ahead’ for the White House Council on Native American Affairs, according to the Trump administration. But details remain scarce as tribes complain of a fractured relationship with their trustee.

An accurate Census count is a ‘matter of life and death’ for Indian Country, a prominent tribal leader said.

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Schools operated by the Bureau of Indian Education on the Navajo Nation will be opening under a distance-learning plan, a stunning reversal of the agency’s plans to hold classes in person.

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Our sovereign government is making investments that will address immediate health, safety and economic needs during this crisis.

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The Bureau of Indian Education failed to send a witness to a hearing on reopening Indian schools in the age of COVID-19.

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We have some important news for South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem: the coronavirus is real.

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In a short amount of time, nearly 25 of the 80 residents of Big Bend, a community on the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation, tested positive for COVID-19. Several have died and life has not returned to normal.

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Tribal governments remain united as a federal appeals court determines the fate of more than a half-billion dollars in COVID-19 funding that’s been at the center of one of the most bitter Indian law and policy disputes in decades.

A federal judge has temporarily blocked a Census Bureau plan to end its counting a month earlier than planned, ruling in a suit joined by the Navajo Nation and Gila River Indian Community.