The Heat: China and Impact of COVID-19 on Native Americans


IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR THE SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN – Cheyenne and Arapaho singers perform an honor song to close the groundbreaking ceremony for the National Native American Veterans Memorial at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 in Washington. (Paul Morigi/AP Images for Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian)

As part of the new reality of broadcasting during the coronavirus pandemic, Anand Naidoo is reporting from his home outside of Washington D.C.

This edition of the Heat takes a look at China and its economy as the country emerges from lockdown and here in the U.S. We ask how is the coronavirus pandemic affecting Native Americans?

To discuss this:

  • Doug Guthrie is former Senior Director for Apple in Shanghai
  • James Chau is a WHO Goodwill Ambassador and host of “The China Current”
  • Kasike Roberto Mukaro Borrero  is President of the United Confederation of Taino People

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