Navajo Nation to host Memorial Day ceremony, distribute food to veterans

Navajo Nation to host Memorial Day ceremony, distribute meals to veterans

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PHOENIX — The Navajo Nation will host a wreath-laying ceremony and meals distribution on Memorial Day to honor and assist army members.

Starting at eight a.m., the wreath ceremony will commemorate army service members who died or are lacking in motion.

Will probably be livestreamed on the Fb web page of Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer.

“On Memorial Day, we ask the Navajo folks to hitch us in giving due to all Navajo veterans and we ask you to wish for many who misplaced their lives and people are nonetheless lacking in motion,” Nez stated in a press release.

After the ceremony, the meals distribution for veterans will likely be hosted on the fairgrounds in Window Rock. It’s scheduled to start at 9 a.m.

“The occasions are a small token of appreciation to indicate our veterans that we acknowledge and honor every little thing they and their households have sacrificed for the freedoms we have now at present. We invite all veterans to hitch us for the meals distribution to assist in the course of the ongoing pandemic,” Lizer stated in a press release.

There is not going to be person-to-person contact in the course of the meals distribution in efforts to restrict the unfold of the coronavirus.

The Workplace of the President and Vice President asks those that will likely be receiving meals to stay of their automobiles with the home windows rolled up.

The Navajo Nation has been hit significantly onerous by the coronavirus. On Could 18, CNN reported that the nation, which is in Arizona, New Mexico and Utah, had the best per-capita charge of COVID-19 infections within the nation.

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