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Author: Paul Spruhan

COVID-19 and Indian Country: A Legal Dispatch from the Navajo Nation

COVID-19 and Indian Country: A Legal Dispatch from the Navajo Nation

There has been much press coverage on the Navajo Nation’s struggle to contain the spread of COVID-19 on its lands. As of May 2, 2020, the Nation has 2,373 confirmed cases, and more than seventy deaths from the virus. These reports have noted the practical impediments the Nation faces in responding to the pandemic, including a high population of people with pre-existing health problems, the lack of easy access to health care, and the significant number of families without running…

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