COVID-19 in Indian Country
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in a long-running COVID-19 dispute.
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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 project manager employed by a major retailer was charged for allegedly filing fraudulent bank loan applications seeking more than $8 million in forgivable loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.

The Trump administration might not distribute the remaining $3.2 billion in coronavirus relief funds to tribes next week as originally promised.

The Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives is resuming its public outreach to Indian Country, with the first virtual listening session taking place on May 27, 2020.

The Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives announced four listening sessions to be conducted by teleconference in May and June.

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is in federal court to prevent the Trump administration from taking its reservation out of trust amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Daily Treasury Statement continues to show much of the coronavirus relief fund is going to tribal governments.

The Ute Tribe filed a third CARES Act lawsuit on April 23, 2020, as a federal judge weighs the fate of an $8 billion coronavirus relief fund.

The Trump administration still doesn't know how it's going to distribute an $8 billion coronavirus relief fund to Indian Country, just days before payments are supposed to go out.

The National Congress of American Indians is extremely disappointed and disturbed by the release of sensitive CARES Act information submitted by tribes.