The Coronavirus Makes Trump’s Cruelty Toward Indian Country Even More Deadly

Trump’s enmity of Native Americans goes back a long way

New York Magazine
May 15, 2020 · 6 min read
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A U.S. flag flies near a grave at the Lower Brule Indian Reservation on April 22, 2020 in Lower Brule, South Dakota. Photo: Kerem Yucel/AFP via Getty Images

By Zak Cheney-Rice

The Trump administration is slow-walking $8 billion in desperately needed pandemic aid to Native American tribes, many of whose lands have become coronavirus hot spots while enduring their worst

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