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North Dakota Indian Affairs Commission meeting will be virtual March 25th, 2021 at 1:00pm-3:00pm.
The joint testing efforts from Saturday May 9th proved to be a successful operation with a total of 482 essential workers and residents being tested.
As anticipated, COVID-19 is quietly but quickly spreading across our reservation. Last week, two of our Oyate at Sisseton Housing tested positive and three at Enemy Swim District. This weekend, the count jumped to five positive cases in Sisseton Housing and seven at Enemy Swim. Two of these most recent members infected had to be taken to the hospital by ambulance.
Official Tribal Statement will be out tomorrow, but I can now 'Officially Verify' last Thursdays 'Sample Target Testing' with multiple organizations such as IHS and the National Guard.
As a safety measure, the North Dakota Indian Affairs Commission has canceled the 2020 North Dakota Indian Youth Leadership Academy.
Caution over assembling large gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic has led to cancellation of the 2020 North Dakota Native American Hall of Honor Ceremony.
The tribe will conduct a targeted testing operation Thursday, April 30 in the parking lot of the Turtle Mountain Middle School in Belcourt North Dakota. Testing begins at 10 a.m. and will continue until 3 p.m. or until the supply of test kits is depleted. The Sky Dancer Casino parking lot is an alternate location.