FEMA consults with Tribal Leaders on Funeral Assistance

Media Release Friday, March 5, 2021

Shawn Bitsui

sbitsui@nativepublicmedia.org


The Coronavirus Pandemic has been deadly for Native American Tribes. “We lost 1,194 tribal members to this virus, which led us to exhaust our general funds to pay for funeral expenses,” stated Navajo Nation President Johnathan Nez.