At the beginning of the pandemic, it was difficult to begin writing a new play, because I was living on the Navajo reservation, and the news channels and online newspapers kept telling the world that COVID could make tribes extinct or lose their language because our elders were dying from the virus. I remember eating cereal for breakfast and turning on the TV and hearing this from major news channels, but my family was surviving, our tribe was fighting, and we never lost hope. Communities came together and helped each other slay this modern-day monster.
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