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Pascua Yaqui tribe limits attendance at ceremonies during Lenten season amid pandemic

Posted at 5:42 PM, Apr 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-05 20:42:32-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — The Pascua Yaqui tribe is limiting who can attend ceremonies for the remainder of the Lenten season.

The ceremonial leaders say only cultural participants will be allowed into the cultural grounds due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

There have been two Pascua Yaqui tribe members who have died due to complications with the coronavirus.