TECs in the Media

TECs in the Media

Round Valley Tribes Reimplements Emergency Declaration Because of COVID

Redheaded Blackbelt Kym Kemp – In mid-March 2020 the Round Valley Indian Tribes declared a State of Emergency due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Out ...
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Navajo Nation issues vaccine mandate for tribal workers; 80 percent already vaccinated

Associated Press NHO News – WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — All Navajo Nation executive branch employees will need to be fully vaccinated against the ...
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Many states don’t consistently track tribal death data, masking COVID-19 impact on Native Americans, study finds

Yahoo News USA Today – Abigail Echo-Hawk, a member of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma, has lost six fellow Native loved ones to COVID-19 ...
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American Indians have the highest Covid vaccination rate in the US

NOVA Next PBS – According to CDC data, Indigenous people are getting vaccinated quicker than any other group. Here are the successes—and challenges—of getting ...
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Tribes were often overlooked in COVID-19 vaccine trials, frustrating Indigenous leaders

AZ Central Science – An email. That's how Moderna, an American biotechnology company, asked the Hualapai Tribe about participating in its COVID-19 vaccine trial ...
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Hundreds of Epidemiologists Expected Mask-Wearing in Public for at Least a Year

The New York Times TheUpShot – The C.D.C. said Thursday that vaccinated Americans no longer needed masks in most places. Other disease experts recently ...
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