Many states don’t consistently track tribal death data, masking COVID-19 impact on Native Americans, study finds
USA Today – Abigail Echo-Hawk, a member of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma, has lost six fellow Native loved ones to COVID-19. She is not alone. Throughout the pandemic, Indigenous people were the most likely group to be hospitalized and die of the virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, followed by Hispanic and Black people.
By Nada Hassanein
August 18, 2021