May 4, 2020

Native Americans and Pandemics of the Past and Present

Queens of the Mines features the authentic stories of gold rush women who blossomed from the camouflaged, twisted roots of California. In this episode, we will discuss the effects that pandemics and epidemics have had on our Native Populations.

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Sources

COVID-19 Pandemic is a Teachable Moment on Native American History by Larry Flatley 

Disease Has Never Been Just Disease for Native Americans by Jeffrey Ostler Professor of history at University of Oregon

Longstanding issues put Native American communities at high COVID-19 risk

Native American Nations are even more vulnerable to COVID-19 by Kat Eschner

Native Americans being left out of US coronavirus data and labelled as 'other' by Rebecca Nagle

 

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