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  • NCUIH Statement of Solidarity

    Meredith Raimondi|Jun 18, 2020

    Washington, DC (June 17, 2020) – Today, the National Council of Urban Indian Health released the following statement: We stand in solidarity with our Black relatives who have been subject to centuries of violence. The recent senseless murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, are a painful reminder of this country’s dark history that has not been forgotten. The National Council of Urban Indian Health stands with our Black brothers and sisters and our Afro-Indigenous relatives. We condemn racism in any form and demand justice f...

  • Senate Clears COVID-19 Testing Package, President Expected to Sign

    Meredith Raimondi|Apr 24, 2020

    Washington, DC (April 23, 2020) – On April 21, 2020, H.R. 266, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, passed the Senate by voice vote. The bill is now in the House of Representatives and is on track to pass today. The President has indicated he will sign the bill. “As our urban Indian organizations (UIOs) have been on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis from day 1, we are grateful for the inclusion of Tribes and urban Indians in the most recent legislation. We appreciate a continued commitment to Indian Country by...

  • Congress Announces $8.3 Billion for Coronavirus with Funding for Urban Indian Organizations

    Meredith Raimondi|Mar 6, 2020

    Washington, DC (March 4, 2020) - Today, Congress announced they have reached an $8.3 billion agreement for emergency supplemental appropriations to combat Coronavirus. The bill includes CDC funds totaling $2.2 billion which includes funding for cooperative agreements for “tribes, tribal organizations, urban Indian health organizations, or health service providers to tribes, to carry out surveillance, epidemiology, laboratory capacity, infection control mitigation, communications, and other preparedness and response activities.” The bill als...

  • NCUIH Executive Director Francys Crevier Requested the House Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples Address Chronic Underfunding

    Meredith Raimondi|Nov 21, 2019

    Washington, DC (November 20, 2019)- On November 19, 2019, the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States held an Oversight Hearing Reviewing the Broken Promises Report: Examining the Chronic Federal Funding Shortfalls in Indian Country. NCUIH Executive Director Francys Crevier, JD (Algonquin) testified before the Subcommittee and made several recommendations in response to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission "Broken Promises" Report. "The Broken promises report, like many other...