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Indigenous American Food Insecurity

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Jun 24, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 13:49

Since COVID-19, American food insecurity rates have been climbing, and Native Americans have it the worst—one in four doesn’t have reliable access to food, particularly healthy food. Native Americans are much more likely than white Americans to experience obesity, heart disease, or diabetes. Tara Maudrie is researching this problem. Maudrie is a Ph.D. student in public health at Johns Hopkins University.