Ken Choke

Ken Choke, Chairman, Nisqually Indian Tribe

Through courses with the Emergency Management Institute and other opportunities through FEMA, we’ve been able to lay down the groundwork to assist our members during the COVID-19 situation.
W. Ron Allen

W. Ron Allen, Chairman/CEO, Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe

Tribes are making difficult and dramatic choices to protect our communities, tribal citizens and employees’ health and safety from the devastating impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.
Cyrus Ben

Cyrus Ben, Tribal Chief, Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians

Our tribe is a close-knit community and we have all known someone or we ourselves have been affected by COVID-19. It takes a mental toll on our tribal members as we face this health crisis, but I feel we have come together to care for each other and keep our spirits strong during this time.
Rodney Butler

Rodney Butler, Chairman, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation

The impact from the pandemic has been felt far and wide, and our nation will be in recovery for months if not years to come. In March, we closed our tribal government and Foxwoods Resort Casino for the first time ever since opening over 28 years ago.
Jaison Elkins

Jaison Elkins, Tribal Council Chair, Muckleshoot Indian Tribe

The health and safety of tribal members, our employees, casino and bingo guests and the greater community has been the singular focus of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
James Gessner

James Gessner, Chairman, The Mohegan Tribe

The global pandemic caused by COVID-19 has touched each and every person across the globe as individuals, businesses, communities and tribes. The Mohegan Nation is not exempt from that.
Marcellus W. Osceola

Marcellus W. Osceola, Jr., Chairman, Seminole Tribe of Florida

Through a combination of official orders, broadcast briefings and personal appeals, the Seminole Tribe has been relentless in educating its members about the importance of staying home, social distancing, wearing face coverings, washing their hands and reporting the first COVID-19 symptoms.
Chickasaw $20K Donation

Chickasaw Foundation Receives $20,000 Donation for Student Scholarships

ADA, OK – The Chickasaw Foundation has received a $20,000 donation from Enel North America to provide two Chickasaw students with $10,000...
Cherokee $4M Housing Groundbreaking

Cherokee Nation Breaks Ground on $4 Million Housing Project

TAHLEQUAH, OK – The Cherokee Nation has begun construction on 16 new duplexes for low-income Cherokee families that will replace ones built...
Seal of North Dakota

ND Gov. Burgum, Five Tribal Chairs Sign Gaming Compacts

BISMARCK, ND – Gov. Doug Burgum and the chairpersons of the five tribal nations with whom North Dakota shares geography completed the signing...
U.S. Capitol Building

U.S. Senate Approves Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate has unanimously approved H.R.2930, the Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act of 2021 (STOP Act). The STOP Act now will...