Did you know that certain indigenous communities are 150 times more prone not to recover from Covid than average white men?

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A couple of days ago, I learned about a campaign on Gofundme to help an Iranian student in Toronto who was diagnosed with cancer. I was so happy to see that more than $146'000 was collected in 10 days. Many Iranians helped. In addition, many of them had prosperous connections who in turn supported the campaign.

Indigenous communities cannot have such support. Many of them do not have the prosperous connections that could help them through disasters…

Hesam mohamadi

MA of Philosophy, Simon Fraser University

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