2019-01-17 14:27:05

How Native American Communities Are Bearing the Brunt of the Shutdown

DN! looks at the widespread impact of the government shutdown on Native American communities, as the Indian Health Service goes understaffed and a federally funded food delivery program to Indian reservations has halted. Democratic members of Congress held a hearing Tuesday on the effects of the shutdown on health, education and employment in Native communities. They speak with Mark Trahant, editor of Indian Country Today and member of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes.

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