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Collected Item: “Covid-19 Took a Toll on Our Elders, and With It: A Piece of Our Precious Culture”

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Covid-19 Took a Toll on Our Elders, and With It: A Piece of Our Precious Culture

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Online article, Screenshot

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Tribes across North America are losing their Elders and possibly their oral histories to COVID-19.
Indigenous Peoples, already faced with hardships such as poverty, medical resources, and food shortages, now endure the loss of these revered men and women. Although devastated by these hardships, the Pascua Yaqui tribe refuses to give up hope. They move forward continuing to celebrate their history and their people.

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Elders, death, ancestral knowledge, poverty, food insecurity, hope, celebrate, Pasqua Yaqui

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https://nativenewsonline.net/opinion/covid-19-took-a-toll-on-our-elders-and-with-it-a-piece-of-our-precious-culture

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Rafael Tapia Jr, Native News Online

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2021-04-02
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