Native American tribes have been hit hard by coronavirus. Now they’re battling red tape to get help Christal Hayes, Nora Mabie and Jeanine Santucci, USA TODAY · April 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm Nathaniel Campbell has already dipped into his savings but isn’t sure how much longer his reserves will be able to support him. Furloughed from the Arizona casino he helps manage, the Tonto Apache Tribe member is putting much of his faith in the federal government. Campbell and members of Native American tribes across the country are relying on Washington to offer a financial lifeline as they battle the economic and human tolls of the coronavirus pandemic. But despite billions earmarked for tribes, members of Indian Country have been met with red tape, roadblocks and new hurdles that have led to delays and deep-rooted feelings of uncertainty.