This week on the Minnesota Native News health report, the White Earth Nation in northern Minnesota is having success with its COVID-19 rollout, especially with elders.
Today we’re talking with Samsoche Sampson (Mvskoke Creek/Seneca) who is an interdisciplinary artist, powwow and hoop dancer, performer, musician, as well as a father and partner. Samsoche and his brother, Luhme, make up the world-renowned hoop dancing team known as the Sampson Brothers.
As more and more students head back to the classroom during the COVID-19 pandemic, health officials are stressing regular testing. The Minnesota Department of Health is asking all young students, and their families, to get tested for COVID-19 every two weeks until the end of the school year.