Entries by Jennie Rodriguez

Treasury Department to Hold Tribal Consultation on Distribution of American Rescue Plan Funds

The United States Department of the Treasury (Treasury) will conduct a tribal consultation on the distribution of $20 billion from the Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Fund to tribal governments under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. The consultation takes place on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 and Thursday, April 1, 2021.  Treasury seeks input on […]

NCAIED Survey: Assessing the Economic Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Indian Country

Your Opinion Needed: Assessing the Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Indian Country Native American and Alaska Native tribal governments and enterprises encouraged to participate in new survey March 10, 2021Tribal nations are now one year into the COVID-19 pandemic. Having real-time data on the economic impacts of COVID-19 in Indian Country is critical to ensure public policy solutions respond to […]

COVID-19 Regional Tribal Town Hall Convenings

In December 2020, NCAI President Fawn Sharp created the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Task Force (Task Force) to address: (1) tribal COVID-19 relief needs; (2) tribal COVID-19 recovery needs; and (3) the chronic conditions that created the public health and economic circumstances making Tribal Nations and citizens vulnerable to this crisis. This Task Force is […]