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How Coronavirus Is Impacting Tribal Lands 05:22
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Tribal governments had to wait more than a month before they began to receive the money allocated to them by the CARES Act in late March. During that time, tribal lands, such as Navajo Nation, have seen alarming rates of infection.

We find out the latest from Anna V. Smith (@annavtoriasmith), assistant editor of the Indigenous Affairs Desk at High Country News.

This segment aired on May 19, 2020.

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