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Chasity Salvador, CSVANW

Chasity Salvador, CSVANW

Chasity Salvador is a community partner with the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women, a Long COVID survivor and advocate, an Indigenous poet, writer, traditional farmer, seedkeeper, and community doula from the Pueblo of Acoma. She is working to revitalize medicinal plant knowledge and helping those who continue to suffer from the lingering affects of COVID-19 in her Pueblo.

COMMENTARY

Long-haul COVID: The ongoing impact of the pandemic in Indigenous communities

By: - June 1, 2022

Since the onset of the global pandemic that began flourishing in March 2020, COVID-19 alone has become the third leading cause of death among Americans — falling just behind heart disease and cancer. But perhaps more striking is how the increasing and ongoing health disparities lived by Indigenous communities even now, two years into this […]