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.

The Navajo Nation continues its COVID-19 relief efforts with care package distributions.

More than half of the residents of the Pueblos of Cochiti, Kewa and Jemez have all responded to the 2020 Census, surpassing the self-response rate of the entire state of New Mexico.

Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington), Sen. Tom Udall (D-New Mexico) and 18 Senate colleagues are urging the U.S. Department of Commerce and U.S. Census Bureau to ensure an accurate count for Indian Country and the Native Hawaiian community.

The Department of the Treasury on June 4, 2020, posted a document titled 'Coronavirus Relief Fund: Frequently Asked Questions on Tribal Population.'

The webinar will begin with a briefing on the current voting landscape of Indian Country and feature information on the Native Vote Rally before moving to the latest updates on 2020 Census operations.

Please join the National Congress of American Indians for a virtual town hall discussion with U.S. Census Bureau Tribal Affairs Coordinator Dee Alexander.

U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham on Operational Updates March 18, 2020 Release Number CB20-RTQ.08 MARCH 18, 2020 — Less than one week ago, the 2020 Census fully kicked off, and invitations continue to arrive in mailboxes across the nation.  As of this morning, more than eleven million households have responded. America is stepping up to […]