Burden on Native Americans for 2020 Census Outreach

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With the official launch of the 2020 U.S. census less than a year away, Native American communities are ramping up efforts to ensure that everyone is represented.

Early outreach could be critical for an accurate count in North Dakota, where about 40% of Native Americans live in hard-to-count areas, according to the Leadership Conference Education Fund. The National Congress of American Indians of the United States has raised concerns that the federal government isn't supplying enough funding for their communities, putting potential resources for tribes at risk.

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