Native storyteller and musician with the band Native Roots Emmett "Shkeme" Garcia (Santa Ana Pueblo) shares his take on COVID-19 and the challenges it has brought to Native communities as well as, how music and culture are carrying him through these trying times.
Preston Sanchez (Diné and Jemez and Laguna Pueblos) ACLU Indigenous Justice attorney shares information on COVID-19’s impact on the education system including the digital divide as well as, tribal considerations on early release efforts for incarcerated populations.
Secretary Trujillo discusses the State of New Mexico's "Tribal Response Plan COVID-19" that was prepared by the NM Indian Affairs Department as well as, the 4/19/20 New Mexico's Tribal Communities and COVID-19: A Virtual Town Hall
Christy Chapman (Zuni Pueblo) is an attorney who works with the Native American Budget and Policy Institute. She also serves as a Guardian Ad Litem with Pegasus Legal Services for Children. She has also worked as a nurse in her pueblo.