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January 23, 2020 | Issue Number 84

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Indian Country’s COVID-19 syllabus

(Posted every day at noon, EDT) Total cases: 10,442 Total deaths: 150 Jurisdictions reporting cases: 54 (50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and US Virgin Islands) Cases confirmed in the Indian health system: 20(Confirmed by…

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Twitter fight: ‘She wants to profit’ vs. that’s ‘despicable’

Joaqlin Estus It’s hard to imagine the tone in Washington getting any worse. Until today. In an unusual public spat involving a high-ranking Interior Department official, the assistant secretary for Indian Affairs quickly struck back following a…

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Navajo Nation extends strict stay-at-home orders

The Navajo Nation is extending weekend lockdowns for the next few weeks, the tribe’s leader said, noting strict stay-at-home orders and other measures are helping slow the spike in cases on the sprawling reservation. Navajo Nation President…

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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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Cherokee preacher remembered as giving, ‘authentic’

Merle C. Dry, Cherokee, was the first Oklahoma citizen to die from complications related to COVID-19. He was 55. Dry was a man of faith. One of his proudest moments as a preacher was in 2015 when he became an ordained minister with the United…

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#NativeNerd movie reviews: ‘Underwater,’ and more!

I have been scrambling for the past few weeks to say the least to find the time to post reviews of films I can watch and post reviews in a timely way. I also wanted to find a few films that may not immediately be on your radar as so many of us…

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