IFH is putting out a SOFAST campaign call - to “Support Our Families and Seniors Together.” The SOFAST plan will offer to our families and seniors in need nutritious food bags to be prepared and delivered by our staff and volunteers.
The first issue of the newspaper was printed on Feb. 21, 1828, in New Echota, Cherokee Nation (now Georgia), and edited by Elias Boudinot. It was printed in English and Cherokee, using the Cherokee syllabary created by Sequoyah.
In this episode, Bijiibah Begaye, Executive Director of Tsé Ko Community Development Corporation – founded in response to COVID relief in Coalmine Mesa; Michael Parrish, Policy Analyst at the Diné Policy Institute at Diné College, in Tsaile; and Alastair Bitsui, public health advocate and writer currently based in Salt Lake City, Utah.
This special podcast focuses on the idea of "social distancing" on the Navajo Nation. I interview Janene Yazzie, Moroni Benally, and Council Delegate Nate Brown.
*this is a timely topic and will be updated regularly
Current standard data collection practices by many federal, state, and local entities effectively omit or misclassify American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations, both urban and rural. This is particularly concerning in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic as these current standards of practice are resulting in a gross under count of the impact COVID-19 has on Native people.
Are you a Native student whose college or university has been closed or switched to online classes? Visit this spreadsheet for resources involving technology in Native communities. It is updated by San Juan College’s Native American Center.
Hello relatives! During this difficult time, we wanted to put together some links for Indigenous folks north of the medicine line, specifically. We hope that you’re all staying safe; we will get through this like we always have. If you have any other COVID-19 resources that would be good for Indigenous folks to have access to, please send them to email@example.com
Jade Begay, Creative Director, is Diné and Tesuque Pueblo of New Mexico. Begay leads NDN Collective’s multimedia content development through strategic narrative development and creative content design.
The Indian Health Service continues to work closely with our tribal and urban Indian organization partners and state and local public health officials to coordinate a comprehensive public health response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.