NATIVE AMERICAN

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…

U.N. Investigator Says Native American Rights were Violated by DAPL Law Enforcement

Tauli-Corpuz is the U.N.'s special investigator on the rights of indigenous peoples

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — An official with the United Nations says the rights of Native Americans in North Dakota are not being respected by the state. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz visited Dakota Access protest camps in Morton County. Tauli-Corpuz is the U.N.’s special investigator on the rights of indigenous peoples. She says authorities used unnecessary force and that the reports of…