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As Native Americans Face Job Discrimination, A Tribe Works To Employ Its Own


January 3, 2018

When he started working as a bartender a few years ago in Seattle, Howie Echo-Hawk says he began experiencing discrimination. First, a bar manager told him to get a respectable haircut.

“I had a Mohawk, which is the traditional style of my people and I wore it because of that,” he said. Echo-Hawk is a member of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma.


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