Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

As COVID-19 spreads, Blackfeet Nation rallies to protect elders, preserve culture


August 4, 2020

It was just hours after the Blackfeet Nation reported its first active coronavirus cases on the reservation when Loren Racine took action.

The tribe reported nine people tested positive for COVID-19 on June 28, and many people would soon need help.

That same day, Racine created a Facebook group, called "Blackfeet community help," to connect elders and other vulnerable people with "good Samaritans."


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