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They Asked for PPE and Got Body Bags Instead—She Turned Them Into a Healing Dress

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In March, public health researcher Abigail Echo-Hawk (Pawnee) and her colleagues at the Seattle Indian Health Board reached out to their local and federal partners for more PPE so they could continue serving Washington’s Native population. When they received a large package a few weeks later they were elated—until they opened it and found a stack of body bags inside.

By Cecilia Nowell
February 4, 2021

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They Asked for PPE and Got Body Bags Instead—She Turned Them Into a Healing Dress

Photo: Echo-Hawk’s dress worn by one of the staff members of the Urban Indian Health Institute.
Credit: Samuel Fu