We Need A National Day Of Mourning For COVID-19 Victims
We need a national day of mourning for the coronavirus.
“We’ve been struggling,” said Douglas Yankton, chairman of the Spirit Lake Tribe in North Dakota. Native Americans have been disproportionately infected, hospitalized and killed by the virus. Yankton lost four family members — an uncle and three cousins — in the span of a week.
“It’s a burden not only on the families but on the community when we keep having to bury our people,” he said.
Scott Davis, a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, who lost two cousins and a friend to COVID-19, …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]