August 2020

Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Friday, May 1, 2020

Navajo coronavirus cases surge over 2,000, as Navajo Hopi grassroots relief arrives in Hotevilla, Hopi Nation


Unloading at Hotevilla community-building today. Been a long day but a good productive day. 
Thanks to all the volunteers. -- Pamela Lalo, Navajo Hopi Families COVID 19 Relief.

Days for Girls: The Days for Girls Stanwood Canano Island Chapter in Washington State donated girls hygiene kits. Thank you to the Kwek Society and Days for Girls for your solidarity! Special thank you to our Community Partner Delegate Amber Crotty for making this partnership happen. -- Navajo Hopi Families COVID 19 Relief.

Rapid surge of coronavirus cases on Navajo Nation, with 164 new cases and nine more deaths, as grassroots relief arrives on Hopi Nation

Article by Brenda Norrell
Censored News

New Mexico Governor locked down Gallup on Friday under the Riot Control Act, restricting travel, due to rapid spread of coronavirus 


WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. -- The Navajo Nation reported a dramatic increase in coronavirus cases during the past 24 hours, with 164 new cases, bringing the total to 2,141 cases, with nine more deaths. The largest number of cases is now in the bordertown of Gallup, New Mexico, where the mayor has asked the governor for a state of emergency.

As the coronavirus increased in the region, the grassroots Navajo Hopi Families COVID-19 Relief arrived on the Hopi Nation at Hotevilla with fresh food and supplies.