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The Navajo Nation has a higher death rate than any state

Miss Navajo Nation Shaandiin P. Parrish distributes food, water, and other supplies to Navajo families on May 27. Photo: Sharon Chischilly/Getty Images

The problems facing Native American communities during this pandemic were decades in the making

A mobile home on the Navajo reservation in Cameron, Arizona. Photo: Gina Ferazzi/Getty Images

For one writer, an online language class provided a gateway to understanding his own roots

A large rock marks the entrance to the Wampanoag Tribe’s tribal land on Martha’s Vineyard. Photo: Boston Globe/Getty Images

Great Escape

A photo essay on finding peace and family outside of the U.S.

An old car for sale on Main Street in the town of Glenwood, Alberta, Canada. All photos: John Francis Peters. Photo editing by Michelle Le.

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