Tribal Elders Are Dying From the Pandemic, Causing a Cultural Crisis for American Indians

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The New York Times

This article explores how coronavirus has killed American Indians at especially high rates, robbing tribes of precious bonds and repositories of language and tradition. When tribes lose elders, they lose crirtical historical records, language, cultural practices, and traditions.

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