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August 13, 2020

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Indian Country’s COVID-19 syllabus

As of May 6, 2020 10:30 am EDT in the Indian health system. Confirmed by tribes, the Indian Health Service, state public health agencies or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Indian Country Today needs your help to gather positive…
 
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Healing through humor with Tatanka Means

Tatanka Means is arguably one of the best-known Native actors and comedians in Indian Country, who in early 2020, had a jam-packed schedule filled with comedy gigs, acting jobs and speaking engagements. When COVID-19 hit, Means had all of his…

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Bureau of Indian Education: Open schools or else

Mary Annette Pember The Bureau of Indian Education’s plans to reopen its schools for in-person instruction is irresponsible, according to many Native parents and tribal leaders across Indian Country. Tara Sweeney, assistant secretary of Indian…

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Top 10 Stories: What Indian Country read this past week

What you, our Indian Country readers, read most

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Oklahoma governor wants new hearing on gaming compacts

The Associated Press The state’s high court determined last month that Gov. Kevin Stitt’s compacts with the Comanche Nation and Otoe-Missouria Tribe were not valid OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt is seeking another hearing before…

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Vaccine won’t make COVID-19 fade away

A lot of people are waiting for a vaccine. The idea is profound: A quick shot and that scary COVID-19 fades away. Some hopes were boosted Tuesday when Russia became the first country to approve a novel coronavirus vaccine.

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