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Native Americans Feel Devastated by the Virus Yet Overlooked in the Data

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The New York Times – U.S.

Statistical gaps can make it difficult to properly allocate public resources to Native Americans. When that’s the case, one leader said, “tribal nations have an effective death sentence.”

Kate Conger, Robert Gebeloff and Richard A. Oppel Jr.
July 30, 2020

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Native Americans Feel Devastated by the Virus Yet Overlooked in the Data
Photo: Tashina Nunez, a nurse and a Yakama Nation descendant, said it appeared that many of the coronavirus patients at her hospital in Washington State were Native Americans.
Credit: Mason Trinca for The New York Times