COVID-19 in Indian Country
Leonard Peltier, who has been in U.S. federal prison for 46 years amid worldwide calls for his freedom, tested positive for COVID-19 on January 28, 2022.
Leonard Peltier

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.

In the Hoporenkv Podcast, Krystal Cedeno and Wilma Noah, Training and Development Specialist of the Native Learning Center and Brandi Liberty, Owner of Morning Star Consulting, discuss details of the IHBG CARES funding.

In today’s podcast we sit down with Jack Hedrick-Lightfoot and focus on the topic of Planning for the Unexpected Part 2 Preparing for Times of Crisis.

Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Florida) has tested positive for the coronavirus, becoming the first member of Congress to do so. In a post on social media, he said he placed himself in self-quarantine last Friday and has been working from an apartment in Washington, D.C. His district in Florida includes Miccosukee and Seminole homelands. I'm feeling […]

Native Learning Center COVID-19 Notice   Due to the current Public Health Emergency declared by the State of Florida and Chairman of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the Tribal Council has declared an emergency closing tribal wide, , including the Native Learning Center (NLC), beginning March 16, 2020 until further notice. The NLC will continue to monitor […]