Confronting the Challenge of COVID-19 in American Indian Communities
American Indian communities in the United States have improbably survived centuries of dispossession, subjugation, endemic poverty, and coercive assimilation. The latest threat to their “survivance” is the COVID-19 epidemic. In this Virtual Radcliffe program, two Indigenous professors of medicine will consider the implications of the pandemic for lives and livelihoods in contemporary American Indian communities.
Assembly of First Nations (Canada): https://www.afn.ca/coronavirus/
Government of Canada: https://www.sac-isc.gc.ca/eng/1581964230816/1581964277298
Indian Health Service: https://www.ihs.gov/coronavirus/
National Indian Health Board: https://www.nihb.org/covid-19/
National Council of Urban Indian Health: https://www.ncuih.org/Coronavirus
International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs: https://www.iwgia.org/en/news-alerts/news-covid-19.html