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2020-12-09This is a collection of all of the western Washington Native American tribe’s Covid-19 information. Unlike other parts of the country, western Washington tribes have a low Covid-19 rate.
2020-05-10CNN online article and video about coronavirus in Sioux reservations.
05/15/2020“In the fight against COVID-19, tribal nations face many of the same health, education, and economic public policy challenges as non-Native state and local governments. However, they are further hindered by an obstacle course of red tape and administrative misapplications from the federal government that prevents tribes from fully utilizing their sovereign authority and hamper their pandemic defense and recovery strategies. This is an area that some U.S. representatives feel deserves the full attention of Congress and the Administration. The House Natural Resources Committee Democrats hosted a virtual roundtable discussion in which members of The House of Representatives listened to leading experts from Indian Country about how federal relief support could be improved to provide tribes with the resources and flexibility they need to provide for their people.” #IndigenousStories
2020-04-07“Yocha Dehe respectfully submits Congress directed a different approach in the delivery of funding to tribal governments…A funding formula that rests on population and land base would leave out California tribes, which tend to be smaller with fewer federal land holdings, but whose economies are large, and which are now crushed by the pandemic…tribal economies have little to do with population and land size, and as the data confirms, California’s tribal economies are larger than those in any other state.”