Category: Native American/Alaska Native
Washington launches first 988 crisis line for American Indian and Alaska Native people
Calls are answered by Native crisis counselors who are tribal members and descendants closely tied to their communities.
In Hard-Hit Indian Country, Tribes Rapidly Roll Out Vaccines
By Alex Brown, Stateline When the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma began receiving its first doses of COVID-19 vaccines in December, tribal leaders knew exactly who would be getting the first shots. “We put Cherokee-fluent speakers at the front of the…
A School on Navajo Nation Stayed Open. Then People Started Showing Symptoms.
As some schools on the largest reservations were closing on account of the coronavirus, students at Rocky Ridge Boarding School continued attending class.