Foreign Affairs

Local Energy Expansion Would Fuel Tribal Independence – September 19, 2014

The nation’s economic woes have hit American Indians hard.

Between 2008 and 2013, unemployment for American Indians never once dipped below 10 percent, the highest rates for any group in all the Midwest, Northern Plains, and Southwest. And nearly one in three single-race American Indians live in poverty, according to the United States Census Bureau. (more)