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COVID-19 and Indigenous peoples

This web page from the United Nations offers links to statements and declarations calling for the prioritization of the needs of Indigenous peoples around the world in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic.

COVID-19 and the decolonization of Indigenous public health

This article from Richardson and Crawford argues that principles of Indigenous self-determination, leadership and knowledge must be at the forefront of pandemic public health planning. It is rooted in an awareness of Canada’s colonial history and current colonial practices that underpin inequities in the social determinants of health experienced by Indigenous Peoples.

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