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September 3, 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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Opening a business during the pandemic

Patty Talahongva In March Americans were starting to become aware of COVID-19 and watched as the novel Corona virus started closing down events and popular tourist attractions. Yet the Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone, didn’t let the global…

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CA census leaders: ‘We have 30 days to make a difference’

Pilar Marrero Ethnic Media Services Rushing to increase California’s census response rate before a shortened schedule ends Sept. 30, community groups and census leaders are asking people to remember they still have time to respond, and that…

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Top 10 Stories: What Indian Country read this past week

Vincent Schilling What you, our Indian Country Today readers, read most Navajo man, only Native on death row, executed RNC features Navajo leader, Columbus Day resolution Heroic teen drowns after rescuing children in Minnesota Navajo VP praises…

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Navajo woman was the ‘most loving person’

Kalle Benallie Indian Country Today It started in a parking lot at a Firestone auto store in Gallup, New Mexico. Lena Hildreth and Henry Hildreth Sr. exchanged glances while sitting in their vehicles. Finally, Lena made the first move in what…

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Native youth navigate complex, contradictory jurisdictions

Calah Schlabach, José-Ignacio Castañeda Perez, Matthew Hendley and Layne Dowdall News 21 On a morning he should have been in middle school, 12-year-old Isaac Durham collapsed on the sidewalk after drinking a fifth of vodka stolen from a Circle K…

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