Navajo Nation resident Janene Yazzie says she is very encouraged by Dr. Biden’s visit.

“Her visit offers her a different lens to systemic issues that we have been facing due to the lack of critical community infrastructure and forms of development access to resources that caused community spread to be so prolific in our communities.”

And she is hopeful that this visit will help to promote change.

“To upload without conditions the right of indigenous peoples to give us full sovereign authority to address these systemic issues with our own solutions.”

The First Lady’s visit is not open to the public because of the pandemic, but the Navajo Nation President will be livestreaming some of her visit at