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.
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.
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.