‘It’s Like Bringing Smallpox Blankets In’: Tribes Fight Keystone XL Amid Covid-19

The threat of an unfamiliar virus devastating Native American communities is as old as colonialism itself. When European empires sailed to North American shores in the 15th century, settlers arrived with death as a companion. Diseases such as smallpox and influenza decimated tribal numbers, pushing some to the brink…

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