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Solutions and Struggle: Covid Relief Highlights Complexity of Issues Facing Native People

This story was originally published by Cronkite News. Congress allocated a historic amount of federal funds to tribes through the 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act and the 2021 American Rescue Plan Act. For some Indigenous communities, those federal funds were beneficial. For others, the pandemic highlighted deeper systemic complexities federal funding cannot fully address. […]