Stories tagged: "US Tribes"

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Tribes Are Finally Going to Get the $700 Million They Were Promised

The funds are part of an $8 billion pandemic relief package promised to the Tribes in late March, and were supposed to be distributed by April 26.

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Powwows Move Online to Keep Indigenous Communities Together

Many Indigenous communities are taking dance, art, stories, food, and song online as a way to come together during pandemic.

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Tribes Are Still Waiting For Relief. This Judge Says Trump Administration Is Not ‘Twiddling Thumbs.’

Tribes, set to receive $8 billion in COVID-19 relief funding, had delays in payment by more than a week, and 40% of the money is still being withheld.

Tribes Are Still Getting Shortchanged in COVID-19 Relief

Tribes face barriers that include health, education, jobs, and housing -- all of which are exacerbated with the coronavirus pandemic.”

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Tribes—Not Corporations—Will Get COVID-19 Relief Starting Today

U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta said federally recognized tribes could start receiving COVID-19 relief funding Tuesday, but not Alaska Native corporations.