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On Assignment: Student Covers Pandemic in Navaho Nation

By David Schonauer   Friday June 12, 2020

A sophomore going into her junior year at the University of New Mexico, Sharon Chischilly is a photojournalist at the Daily Lobo, UNM's student-run newspaper. A native of Manuelito, N.M., near the Arizona border, she is Navajo, born and raised on the Navajo Nation, an area that’s being hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. In May, Chischilly got an opportunity many photography students would covet: a job shooting photos about the pandemic for a story in the Washington Post.

Read the whole story at University of New Mexico.

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