Indian Country and COVID-19 Vaccinations

Leading the Way: Indian Country and COVID-19 Vaccinations

Presentation Materials:
Recording of Webinar

On September 9, 2021, First Nations’ Raymond Foxworth, PhD, joined panelists for a Native American Journalists Association webinar to discuss the successes and challenges of vaccination programs, sharing data from the American COVID-19 Vaccine Poll, a national survey focused on overcoming obstacles to full and equitable vaccination coverage.

The webinar highlights roots of lingering vaccine hesitancy and tests effective messages and messengers to move toward greater vaccination rates for Indigenous populations in the U.S.

Presenters include:

  • Moderator: Jourdan Bennett-Begaye (Díne), Managing Editor, Indian Country Today
  • Raymond Foxworth (Navajo), First Nations Development Institute
  • Adrianne Maddux (Hopi Tribe of Shungapavi), Denver Indian Health and Family Services
  • Gabe Sanchez, Co-Founder of the UNM Native American Budget and Policy Institute