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Census is less than a year away; A better count is essential for Indian Country

 

April 10, 2019



he Census Bureau reported an official 12.2 percent undercount of American Indians on reservations, an undercount of 0.7 percent in 2000, and a 4.9 percent in 2010

A popular meme shows a gathering of Native Americans on the shore with a ship approaching followed by the punch line: “1491 Census: Population 100 percent Native American.”

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