Native Science Report’s 2019-2020 Student Research Showcase is featuring the work of four students from tribal and Native-serving colleges. We begin with a paper by Kimberlee Blevins, a student at United Tribes Technical College.
spread of the coronavirus in many Native communities reflects longstanding
social, economic, and political inequalities. Lack of data and widespread mistrust
of the health care system exacerbates the problem. Tribal college educators say
their nursing and public health programs are part of the solution.
The latest news related to COVID-19 responses at tribal colleges and within Native communities: Colleges celebrate graduations online; number of cases on Navajo Nation exceed 6,000; colleges maintain online instruction though summer [Updated June 9]