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April 4, 2020
The Lummi Tribal Health Center on March 31. The Lummi nation quickly took steps to slow the spread of covid-19 after the first reports of the outbreak from Wuhan, China. Photo for The Washington Post by Jovelle Tamayo.
'We could get wiped out': American Indians have the highest rates of diseases that make covid-19 more lethal
April 4, 2020 - 9:14pm
March 31, 2020

The Red Lake Nation is one of several Native nations in Minnesota that has issued a stay-at-home order to its members, as part of its ongoing efforts to stave off the spread of the new coronavirus. Red Lake has also enacted a curfew for tribal members on its reservation in northwestern Minnesota. Max Nesterak | MPR News file photo
Minnesota’s tribal nations prepare for COVID-19
March 31, 2020 - 11:51am
March 29, 2020
Scott Davis, executive director of the North Dakota Indian Affairs Commission. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
North Dakota, Minnesota tribes set curfews, stay-at-home orders amid coronavirus outbreak
March 29, 2020 - 7:30am
March 1, 2020
Louise Erdrich talks at the National Book Awards reading at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., in 2013. Sheldon Green / Special to Forum News Service
Book review: Louise Erdrich’s engrossing new novel will lift your heart
March 1, 2020 - 6:12pm
An earthen lodge built on the Lake Traverse reservation in South Dakota offers a comfortable environment. Members of Makoce Ikikcupi, a nonprofit devoted to Dakota land recovery, are seeking legislation to allow them to construct identical lodges on land just outside of Granite Falls. 
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Goal to live a traditional Dakota lifestyle will take an act of Minnesota Legislature
March 1, 2020 - 4:30pm
February 24, 2020
Video screenshot of a group that sought to rename Custer Park near downtown Bismarck. Special to The Forum
Bismarck Park Board votes to keep name of Custer Park
February 24, 2020 - 8:27pm
February 20, 2020
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison
In reversal for Minn., Ellison and Walz say Mille Lacs band still has 61,000-acre reservation
February 20, 2020 - 7:57pm
February 18, 2020
Students of the St. Paul American Indian Magnet School carry a banner that reads, "We are still here" during a march celebrating Indigenous People's Day on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Sarah Mearhoff / Forum News Service
St. Paul approves more expensive renovation of American Indian Magnet School
February 18, 2020 - 10:09pm
February 16, 2020
An authentic reproduction of a Mandan Hidatsa earth lodge sits next to the Knife River Indian Villages interpretive center in North Dakota. Forum News Service file photo
Thousands of ancestors' remains, sacred objects to return home to North Dakota tribe
February 16, 2020 - 7:30am
February 14, 2020
Madison Marion, 9, and Amanda Vivier lead the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women March on Friday, Feb. 14, through downtown Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Annual march fights for 'love, compassion and respect’ for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
February 14, 2020 - 3:00pm
February 13, 2020
American Indian tribes, state of North Dakota agree to settle voter ID lawsuits
February 13, 2020 - 1:23pm
February 10, 2020
Construction on a United States-Mexico border fence continues up a mountain in the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument in Lukeville, Arizona, on Jan 7, 2020. Carolyn Van Houten / The Washington Post
Sacred Native American burial sites are being blown up for border wall, lawmaker says
February 10, 2020 - 6:00pm
January 20, 2020
Former Sen. Dorgan visits Fargo for book signing
January 20, 2020 - 9:24pm
January 16, 2020
Tara Houska is an Indigenous-rights attorney and environmental activist from northern Minnesota. Pioneer file photo
TSA apologizes to Ojibwe woman after treatment at MSP airport
January 16, 2020 - 5:24pm
December 26, 2019
Riders ride along BIA Highway 5 to Fort Thompson on Tuesday, Dec. 10 on the first leg of their journey to Mankato, Minn., as part of the Dakota 38 Plus 2 Reconciliation Ride. The riders start in Lower Brule and ended on Thursday in Mankato, where 38 Dakota men were hanged on that same date in 1862 as a result of the Dakota War. (Matt Gade / Republic)play button
Memorial ride to honor 38 Dakota hanged in 1862 concludes in Mankato
December 26, 2019 - 6:12pm