Judith Le Blanc, Native Organizers Alliance

Judith Le Blanc, citizen of the Caddo Nation and director of the Native Organizers Alliance, said the pandemic “is the biggest interruption we have experienced in our lifetime.”

“It has interrupted our lives, our life ways and our communities,” she told CNN.

She said that since ‘the beginning of time” these interruptions have always happened.

“The way we walk, what we do in the present is shaped by our ancestral responsibilities and the hopes and dreams for our descendants.That is how we must create the path forward.”