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How COVID Is Threatening Navajo Culture 9

In the Navajo nation, elders are the pillars of the community, keepers of history and culture. And during the current pandemic, they are often alone and uncared for. Sunnie R. Clahchischiligi is a writing instructor at the University of New Mexico and a member of the Navajo Nation, and she joins host Krys Boyd to talk about the fallout of stay-at-home orders on remote areas of Navajo lands. Her article published in Searchlight New Mexico is headlined “Navajo Elders: Alone, Without Food, in Despair.”