Cultural Competency

Wide Gap Between Homeless Native American Population and Services in Metro Area

They said this mostly has to do with deeply rooted generational, cultural and historical problems.

FARGO, N.D. — Experts said there’s a huge gap between homeless Native Americans and local service providers. A recent report shows roughly three in 10¬†homeless people in the F-M area are Native American. More than 100 emergency shelter care providers and social workers from the area are working to¬†break down cultural barriers with Native American homeless persons. “We’re trying to…