The erasure of Indigenous people in U.S. COVID-19 data
“The United States had no idea what was going on in Indian Country. They have no idea.”
Samuel V. Scarpino #BlackLivesMatter
"During a pandemic, when Indigenous peoples are especially vulnerable to the impacts of invisibility, disaggregate data is important for revealing racial, tribally-specific inequalities." Dr. Rÿser Center for World Indigenous Studies #IndigenousPeoplesDay
High Country News
In a sea of studies, surveys and demographic data, Indigenous peoples are often invisible. But in a pandemic, that has to change.