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DALLAS — Beauty company Mary Kay Inc. announced it has donated more than 75,000 units of hand sanitizer to the Indian Health Service (IHS), including a donation to one of the busiest IHS facilities in the country.  

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WASHINGTON — New bipartisan legislation aims to provide “culturally competent” mental healthcare for Native American veterans, according to U.S. Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla), who co-sponsored the bill with two Democrats.  

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CRYSTAL FALLS, Mich. — Gathering her fringed fancy dance shawl around her, Ojibwe fitness instructor Michelle Reed gracefully tiptoes while showing her sneak-up, a powwow dance that simulates taking your enemies by surprise. 

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ATLANTA — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new information last Wednesday on how COVID-19 has impacted Indian Country.

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MENOMINEE INDIAN RESERVATION — With the increase in reported COVID-19 cases on the Menominee Indian Reservation in central Wisconsin, the Menominee Tribe has closed its tribal government offices and facilities for two weeks.

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EAGAN, Minn. — Reaching the mark and every milestone with determination and dedication, StrongHearts Native Helpline is preparing to launch sexual violence advocacy on Aug. 3. Adding this type of advocacy will address a long-standing need in Indian Country. 

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – On Sunday, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported 25 new COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation and seven more deaths. The total number of deaths has reached 422 as of Saturday.

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 WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — On Saturday, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported 32 new COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation and three more deaths. The total number of deaths has reached 415 as of Saturday.

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – On Friday, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported 50 new COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation and five more deaths. The total number of deaths has reached 412 as of Friday.  

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 WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — On Thursday, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported 79 new COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation and two more deaths. The total number of deaths has reached 407 as of Thursday.