Covid-19 Is Hitting the Navajo Nation Hard
And the problems were decades in the making
The Navajo Nation is facing a major toll from the coronavirus. As Max Ufberg reports for GEN, the problems facing Native American communities during this pandemic were decades in the making.
Health care is probably the biggest hurdle Indigenous communities now face, and little surprise: Even with outside aid from volunteer groups like Doctors Without Borders, medical services are still sorely lacking. Meanwhile, Native Americans suffer from a higher rate of…