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Remember Native Americans on Labor Day
Labor Day is a good time to look at how Native American people fare in the U.S. labor market. As Americans ponder the current economy and their own job market, the particularly difficult employment situation for Native Americans is not on their radar. Economic studies and headlines report dips and gains in unemployment yet neglect […]
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Poorest Counties in America: Ziebach, SD
Ziebach County in South Dakota is not only the poorest county in America, but it is also still recovering from an ice storm that knocked out power almost 2 years ago.
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Labor Day for Native Americans?
Labor relations with Native American population is lacking creating a high unemployment rate and lack of job resources.
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