COVID-19 in Indian Country
The Office of the Inspector General at the Department of the Interior released a summary of an investigative report into a former Donald Trump administration official.
U.S. Department of the Interior

The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in a long-running COVID-19 dispute.
Supreme Court

The Trump administration official who oversees the department with the most trust and treaty responsibilities has tested positive for COVID-19.

“As vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, I’m compelled to speak out to urge immediate, bipartisan action to provide more targeted relief for Native communities,” said Sen. Tom Udall (D-New Mexico).

A growing number of people in Donald Trump's inner circle have tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.

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.

In a post on social media at 12:54am Eastern on October 2, 2020, President Donald Trump announced he tested positive for COVID-19.

Biden for President released a statement responding to misleading claims made by Navajo Nation Vice President Myron Lizer at the Republican National Convention.

Bryan Brewer, a former president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, took part in an Indianz.Com live broadcast on June 30, 2020.

The Trump administration and its failed response to the Covid-19 pandemic has left Native Americans behind.

Citing 'unlawful threats' to its sovereignty, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe on June 23, 2020, sued President Donald J. Trump over coronavirus checkpoints on the reservation.

Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D-New Mexico) spoke on the House floor condemning the $3 million contract that the Trump administration awarded to a former White House staffer who delivered substandard personal protective equipment to Indian Health Service hospitals serving the Navajo Nation.

Members of Congress are seeking answers following reports that the Indian Health Service purchased $3 million of potentially substandard respirator masks from a company founded by a former White House aide and distributed those masks to Navajo Nation hospitals.

The pro-DAPL governor of North Dakota made national news for a COVID-19 press conference in which he pleaded for civility.

First Kristi Noem made a legal threat. Now the Republican governor of South Dakota is asking Donald Trump for help in taking down coronavirus checkpoints on two reservations.

FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the Seminole Tribe of Florida to supplement the Tribe’s efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on January 20, 2019 and continuing.

The federal government has distributed about $3.4 billion in long-awaited coronavirus relief funds to tribal nations, following delays that put Trump administration at the center of yet another COVID-19 controversy.

The White House has released three photos from the Native American roundtable that took place on May 5, 2020. The roundtable was held at a plant run by Honeywell International Inc. in Phoenix, Arizona. They show President Donald Tump, Vice President Myron Lizer of the Navajo Nation, Second Lady Dottie Lizer of the Navajo Nation and […]

Transcript of the Native American roundtable with President Donald Trump on May 5, 2020.

Under fire in Indian Country, Congress and the courts, the Trump administration is finally releasing $8 billion in coronavirus relief funds promised to tribal governments over a month ago. But it's not the full amount owed and new hurdles are emerging amid the pandemic's ongoing toll.