WashU Expert: Navajo Nation needs support

The Navajo Nation now has the highest rates of coronavirus infection per capita in the U.S. The people need assistance, says Wynette Whitegoat, assistant director of the Kathryn M. Buder Center for American Indian Studies at Washington University’s Brown School and a member of the Navajo Nation.

“There are many factors that have led to the Navajo Nation’s current struggle and fight for well-being, including colonialism, federal government relations, poverty and lack of resources,” she said.

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