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'A battlefield behind your home': Deaths mount in New York

NEW YORK - New York authorities rushed to bring in an army of medical volunteers Wednesday as the statewide death toll from the coronavirus doubled in 72 hours to more than 1,900 and the wail of ambulances in the otherwise eerily quiet streets of the city became the...

 

Quit Partner: new free quit-tobacco programs available online, by phone, and by mail

The Minnesota Department of Health today is launching Quit Partner (1-800-QUIT-NOW), Minnesota’s new family of programs to help people who want to quit smoking, vaping, chewing or using other commercial tobacco products. Quit Partner offers many free support options and resources so people can quit in a way that...

 

MNHS Supports Distance Learning with Free Online Access to Its Minnesota History Textbook

To help Minnesotans currently engaging in distance learning during COVID-19, MNHS has made its award-winning "Northern Lights" Interactive eBook free for all. Featuring 20 chapters exploring the diverse stories of our state, the e-book will be available free of charge...

 

Thousands Support Instacart Workers Strike, Join UltraViolet in Demanding Companies Provide Workers with Paid Sick Leave, Basic Health Protections

Yesterday, Instacart delivery workers across the country walked off the job, protesting Instacart’s refusal to provide them with basic workplace protections, including hazard pay for their work during the covid-19 pandemic, hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes to keep them safe on the job, or paid sick leave for...

 

Feds revoking reservation status for Massachusetts tribe's 300 acres

BOSTON - A tribe is losing reservation status for its more than 300 acres in Massachusetts, raising fears among Native American groups that other tribes could face the same fate under the Trump administration. The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe was notified late Friday by the...

 

Minnesota parents, too, are tested as education moves back home

Kitchen tables have turned into classrooms as parents ease into their newly minted roles of at-home educators. Distance materials are arriving, but with schools closed until at least May 4, many parents are worried about what weeks of school at home will look like....

 
 By Mary Omen    Features    March 30, 2020

Red Lake and Little Rock Elders served meals over the weekend

Red Lake and Little Rock Centers and Ron Lussier from Red Lake Recreation took over for Red Lake ENP throughout the weekend and delivered Sack lunches to the Homebound in our Communities, Red Lake and Little Rock Districts. A big Thank You to A. Wayne J. Desjarlait,...

 

StrongHearts Native Helpline Offers Safety Planning Tips on Social Media

(EAGAN, Minn., March 28, 2020) - Domestic violence victims/survivors are more isolated than ever and feel trapped with their abusers. StrongHearts Native Helpline understands that victims may not have a safe opportunity to call a helpline; therefore, in order to reach...

 

Stimulus includes $300 million for fisheries and aquaculture

A $300 million earmark in the Senate's $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill passed late Wednesday, March 25, is slated for fisheries and aquaculture. It's aimed at supporting independent operators who are not otherwise covered by agricultural disaster assistance...

 

Graduation rate for Native students surges at the University of Minnesota

Unable to sleep one night, Dustin Marrow scrolled through his Facebook feed. He stopped when he saw an ad for an Ojibwe-language program at the University of Minnesota's Twin Cities campus. "It was completely in Ojibwe, and it was a bunch of other students," he said....

 

Carly Bad Heart Bull Named Executive Director of Native Ways Federation, Inc.

Longmont, Colo., March 25, 2020 - Carly Bad Heart Bull (Bdewakantunwan Dakota/Muskogee Creek and a citizen of the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe in South Dakota) was named Executive Director of the Native Ways Federation (NWF), Inc., an organization uniting non-profit...

 

Small-town Minnesota practices social distancing, but it's hard to do

PINE CITY, MINN. – Inside the narrow aisles of the 111-year-old local hardware store here, where most everyone knows most everyone else, it feels extra strange for residents to stay 6 feet away from beloved neighbors and friends. Sometimes, people catch themselves...

 

"Developing Stories: Native Photographers in the Field" Presents Contemporary Native Experiences from the Inside

The exhibition Developing Stories: Native Photographers in the Field presents photo essays by Native photojournalists Russel Albert Daniels (Diné descent and Ho-Chunk descent) and Tailyr Irvine (Salish and Kootenai), created in collaboration with the Smithsonian's...

 

Indian Country already has some of the highest rates of illness in the nation. Can it withstand COVID-19?

Indian Country in America has long been described, despairingly, as a “developing nation” — a place not unlike remote parts of Africa or Asia, where survival is a daily struggle. Today, amid the coronavirus pandemic, there are fears that the struggle will be lost. There is no question among public health experts...

 

Minnesota families face test shortages, isolation as pandemic hits home

The good news for Josh Reiner is that he is recovering from one of Minnesota's first confirmed cases of COVID-19. The bad news is that he isn't sure when he can emerge from isolation in the basement and see his wife and daughters. The pandemic hit home for this Edina...

 

Hemp Shows Economic Promise For Native American Communities: 'We Want This Industry To Grow Here'

In the United States, Native American tribes live under sovereignty to the federal government, leaving community regulations up to tribal leadership. The passage of the 2018 Farm Bill gave the United States' 573 tribal nations the same rights to regulate hemp as it did...

 

Native Americans put digital spin on traditions amid virus

Native Americans across the U.S. are organizing online and social-distancing powwows and posting videos of dances as a way to offer hope and spiritual support during the coronavirus pandemic. Over the weekend, jingle dress dancers and singers on the Bad River...

 

A message from Red Lake Tribal Chairman Darrell G. Seki, Sr. - COVID-19 Pandemic

A message from Red Lake Tribal Chairman Darrell G. Seki, Sr. - COVID-19 Pandemic https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vQff4klFANtfi1qujsHfJDyUbrcp2Mu5mqnYvEioSMgmesOtc7og3UYoCYw6yUC7Dj4tOzvJftCrd0Y/pub...

 

HOPE: A Paradigm Shift? Corona Virus will change the world

Here’s some Hope in a strange time. This is kind of a long read from Politico, but you have unexpected extra time on your hands right? Though lengthy, it is split up into several topics of how the world will likely change for the better because of this wakeup call. There is hope here, a return to community and a lot...

 

COVID-19 and the outdoors: Peace in the wild

In the middle of last week, I took a long-planned camping trip with three of my college kids. We settled in at a small but comfortable cabin, Big Bluestem, in Afton State Park. The skies were leaden with clouds and the breeze was cold when we arrived in midday. We...

 

The President's Coronavirus Guidelines for America 15 Days to Slow the Spread

1. Listen to and follow the directions of your state and local authorities. 2. If you feel sick, stay home. Do not go to work. Contact your medical provider. 3. If your children are sick, keep them at home. Do not send them to school. Contact your medical provider. 4. If someone in your household has tested positive...

 

How the coronavirus threatens Native American communities

In Navajo, the novel coronavirus is called "Dikos Ntsaaígíí-Náhást'éíts'áadah." Naming the enemy was just the first step. The Navajo Nation declared a public health state of emergency on March 11, two days before President Trump announced a national state of...

 

Closing every school in America because of the coronavirus would cost the US economy $51 billion a month

• Schools across the country are shutting down to stem the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. • But if every school in the US closed for a month, it would cost the economy $51 billion, according to new analysis. • That's because countless parents would have to...

 

VA is ready for coronavirus - and working to protect you

By now, you've heard about the coronavirus disease, known as COVID-19, that's causing illness around the world. Fortunately, VA is ready. We have plans in place to protect everyone who gets care, visits or works at one of our facilities. For Veterans, families and...

 

Holed up in the US: Coronavirus shutdown threatens jobs

Millions of Americans holed up at home against the coronavirus Monday, with many of them thrown out of work until further notice, as authorities tightened the epic clampdown and the list of businesses forced to close across the U.S. extended to restaurants, bars, gyms...

 

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