COVID-19 in Indian Country
"As we continue in our fight against the modern day monster known as COVID-19, please take a moment to reflect on our history and to appreciate our ancestors and elders for the sacrifices and hardships they endured so that we could be here today,” said Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez.

“Tribal Nations prepaid for our healthcare," Walker River Paiute Tribe Chairwoman Amber Torres said. "Our Treaties require the federal government to fund our people’s care for the next seven generations and beyond."

Please join the International Indian Treaty Council for another COVID-19 webinar.

Please join the International Indian Treaty Council for another COVID-19 webinar.

Please join the International Indian Treaty Council for another COVID-19 webinar.

As Donald Trump makes his way to Mount Rushmore for the Fourth of July weekend, NDN Collective calls for the closure of the national monument indefinitely, and for the sacred Paha Sapa (Black Hills) to be returned to the Lakota people.

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

Join the International Indian Treaty Council for a COVID-19 webinar featuring Francisco Cali Tzay, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

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.

Defending Our Treaty Rights in the Time of COVID-19: This webinar will share Indigenous Peoples’ initiatives to defend the inherent and sovereign rights affirmed in Nation-to-Nation Treaties during the time of COVID-19.

A letter has been sent on behalf of every tribal government in California regarding the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund being distributed by the Trump administration under the CARES Act. The four-page letter was sent to Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin on May 12, 2020. It was submitted by the Tribal Alliance of Sovereign […]

The Oceti Sakowin of the Dakota/Nakota/Lakota Oyate or Seven Council Fires of the Great Sioux Nation stand united to protect our Native people from the ravages of the Coronavirus.

With coronavirus cases rising all around their communities, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the Oglala Sioux Tribe are standing their ground in an emerging sovereignty dispute with the Republican governor in South Dakota.

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in McGirt v. Oklahoma at 10am Eastern on May 11, 2020.

We will not apologize for being an island of safety in a sea of uncertainty and death.

On the same day the Trump Administration announced that up to 240,000 people may succumb to the COVID-19 virus, TransCanada announced it is proceeding with KXL pipeline construction.