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Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Unauthorized coronavirus test used on Navajo Nation, info used in marketing campaign





Unauthorized COVID-19 tests were administered to Navajos and the  information was used in an online marketing campaign. The Navajo Nation Council says the contract was not authorized. Unapproved types of antigen and antibody rapid virus tests were administered to Navajos. The company's services were used during First Lady Biden's recent visit. The services included disinfecting 10 tribal buildings, and distributing "bipolar ionization necklaces," and bracelets to monitor body functions.

By Brenda Norrell
Censored News
Updated May 21, 2021

Unauthorized rapid coronavirus tests were  administered to Navajos. The information,  which includes COVID-19
 services during First Lady Jill Biden's visit, was used in an online marketing campaign.

Meanwhile, the Navajo Nation Council said the $3 million contract was not authorized to 
Agile Technologies, a software technology company. The Navajo Nation issued a cease and desist order to the company on May 7.

Cultural Genocide: Lakotas disrupt Kristi Noem's round dance


Lakotas disrupt South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem's powwow at the Capitol today --  holding her responsible for COVID-19 deaths, attempts to dismantle tribal sovereignty, strangling free speech and lawful protests, and squandering CARES Act funds.

By Brenda Norrell
Censored News

PIERRE, South Dakota -- Calling her a trickster, Lakotas called out Kristi Noem for "killing grandmothers and grandfathers," today, after the South Dakota governor blocked virus protection efforts.

Over a loud speaker, Lakotas blasted, "Kristi Noem is no friend of Native People."

As pale police pushed them back from the Capitol during the round dance, Lakotas called out, "You're dancing for racism."