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Cronkite News: Most Native families aren't speaking their own languages at home
Education | National
Cronkite News: Most Native families aren't speaking their own languages at home (August 10, 2017)
Families in more than half of Native American homes in Arizona now speak only English at home, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Census Bureau to conduct test counts on two reservations in 2017
National | Politics
Census Bureau to conduct test counts on two reservations in 2017 (April 15, 2016)
The counts will reach about 3,500 housing units on the Colville Reservation and another 2,900 units on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.

More Hispanic people identifying as 'Indian' for Census counts
National | Politics
More Hispanic people identifying as 'Indian' for Census counts (November 19, 2015)
When mixed-race designations are taken into account, nearly 1.2 million Hispanic people identified as being American Indian or Alaska Native.

Census Bureau reaches out to tribes ahead of next major count
National | Politics
Census Bureau reaches out to tribes ahead of next major count (November 18, 2015)
The last census was the most accurate in history yet it missed 4.9 percent of American Indians and Alaska Natives who live on reservations.

Racial shifting common among Americans who claim Native roots
National
Racial shifting common among Americans who claim Native roots (June 16, 2015)
More and more Americans are willing to self-identify as Native even if they lack documentation.

Norm DeWeaver: Job market is a disaster zone in Indian Country
Opinion
Norm DeWeaver: Job market is a disaster zone in Indian Country (December 17, 2014)
Even as the Obama Administration was touting progress in Indian Country, the Census Bureau reported that the unemployment rate for the Indian workforce in reservation areas is 22.6 percent.

Carla Mann: Act now for accurate Indian student count for JOM
Education | Opinion
Carla Mann: Act now for accurate Indian student count for JOM (August 4, 2014)
Without an accurate count, lawmakers cannot and will not provide the kind of funding the Johnson-O’Malley Association program needs.

Carla Mann: Johnson O'Malley needs an accurate student count
Education | Opinion
Carla Mann: Johnson O'Malley needs an accurate student count (July 16, 2014)
An accurate student count is the first step in ensuring the survival of the Johnson O'Malley program.

Map shows most commonly spoken Native languages in states
Education | National
Map shows most commonly spoken Native languages in states (May 14, 2014)
Cherokee is the most common Native language in 14 states while Navajo is the most common in 9 states.

Santy Quinde Baidal: Indigenous people lumped into 'Latino' box

Santy Quinde Baidal: Indigenous people lumped into 'Latino' box (April 7, 2014)
Santy Quinde Baidal calls on the U.S. Census Bureau to allow indigenous people in Mexico, Central and America to self-identify.

Mexican Indians make up large segment of Native population
National | World
Mexican Indians make up large segment of Native population (October 25, 2013)
Indians from tribes based in Mexico make up the fourth largest segment of the American Indian and Native American population, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Opinion: Change 'archaic' racial categories for the US Census
Opinion
Opinion: Change 'archaic' racial categories for the US Census (August 22, 2013)
Kenneth Prewitt, a former director of the U.S. Census Bureau, calls for changes in the way the federal government records race, ethnicity and nationality.

Two tribal  members named to Census Bureau advisory panel
National
Two tribal members named to Census Bureau advisory panel (July 10, 2013)
Two tribal members have been named to the National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic and Other Populations for the U.S. Census Bureau.

Poverty rate highest for American Indians and Alaska Natives
National
Poverty rate highest for American Indians and Alaska Natives (February 21, 2013)
American Indians and Alaska Natives suffer from the highest poverty rate in the nation, the U.S. Census Bureau reported on Wednesday. According to American Community Survey from 2011, 27.0...

Census    releases 2010 American Indian and Alaska Native file
National
Census releases 2010 American Indian and Alaska Native file (December 13, 2012)
The U.S. Census Bureau today released the 2010 American Indian and Alaska Native Summary File, the most detailed look at the data. The 2010 Census counted 2.9 million American Indians...

Native Sun News: Crow Creek Sioux man  gets on  Census panel
National
Native Sun News: Crow Creek Sioux man gets on Census panel (October 29, 2012)
Donald Loudner, an enrolled member of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, was once again named to the U.S. Census Bureau’s National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic and Other Populations....

Census report shows 1.4M people claim mixed Indian ancestry
National
Census report shows 1.4M people claim mixed Indian ancestry (September 28, 2012)
A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau shows 1.4 million Americans claim mixed Native American and White ancestry. The 2000 Census marked the first time that people were able...

Census Bureau reports 4.9 percent undercount on reservations
National
Census Bureau reports 4.9 percent undercount on reservations (May 22, 2012)
The U.S. Census Bureau missed 4.9 percent of American Indians and Alaska Natives who live on reservations, the agency said today. The rate was similar to the 4.74 net undercount...

Editorial: Indian population in Oklahoma will continue to expand
Opinion
Editorial: Indian population in Oklahoma will continue to expand (May 21, 2012)
"Whites of European ancestry now represent less than half of all births in the United States. In many Oklahoma counties, at least 25 percent of children younger than 5 are...

American Indian and Alaska Native population grows to 6.3M
National
American Indian and Alaska Native population grows to 6.3M (May 17, 2012)
The American Indian and Alaska Native population grew to an estimated 6.3 million in 2011 the U.S. Census Bureau report today. The figure represented an increase of 2.1 percent from...

First Nations in Saskatchewan see an increase in population
Canada
First Nations in Saskatchewan see an increase in population (February 14, 2012)
The population on reserves in Saskatchewan grew 16 percent over the last five years, according to the 2011 Census of Canada. The on-reserve population in 2101 was 55,692, CBC News...

KUOW: Census sees increase of Native people in Northwest
National
KUOW: Census sees increase of Native people in Northwest (January 27, 2012)
"The number of people claiming tribal heritage increased dramatically in the Northwest over the past decade. The number of residents who identify as Native American is increasing much faster than...

People of multiple races boost Native American population
National
People of multiple races boost Native American population (January 26, 2012)
More and more people are claiming Native American ancestry on according to the Census Bureau. The 2000 Census marked the first time that people were able to claim more than...

Census 2010 puts Native American population at 5.2 million
National
Census 2010 puts Native American population at 5.2 million (January 25, 2012)
The American Indian and Alaska Native population grew by leaps and bounds in the last decade, the Census Bureau said in a report today. The 2010 Census counted 2.9...

Native Sun News: Pine Ridge Reservation  still among poorest
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Native Sun News: Pine Ridge Reservation still among poorest (January 25, 2012)
The following story was written and reported by Jesse Abernathy. All content © Native Sun News. Shannon County, located in its entirety on the Pine Ridge Reservation, historically remains one...

Tim Giago: Reservation is the third poorest county in America
Opinion
Tim Giago: Reservation is the third poorest county in America (January 23, 2012)
Notes from Indian Country By Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota The old saying goes that “The more things change, the more they stay the same.”...

Native American population projected to grow to 8.6M in  2050
National
Native American population projected to grow to 8.6M in 2050 (November 29, 2011)
The American Indian and Alaska Native population is expected to reach 8.6 million by 2050, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The figure is based on persons who claim Native...

Opinion: The difficult task of Native American demographics
Opinion
Opinion: The difficult task of Native American demographics (November 14, 2011)
"My latest exercise in nailing Jello to a tree is an encyclopedia entry about Native American demographics. Sounds simple enough. The trouble is first of all that Native Americans don’t...

Navajos, Cherokees outnumber other tribes in Nevada county
National
Navajos, Cherokees outnumber other tribes in Nevada county (August 4, 2011)
Clark County in southern Nevada is home to two tribes but people who identify themselves as Navajo and Cherokee outnumber them, according to the 2010 Census. Some 1,428 members of...

Census 2010 shows massive jump in Pima population in Arizona
National
Census 2010 shows massive jump in Pima population in Arizona (July 22, 2011)
The number of people who identify themselves as Pima jumped a whopping 202 percent in the last decade, according to the 2010 Census. The three Pima tribes that make their...

Census 2010 shows Navajo Nation still largest tribe in Arizona
National
Census 2010 shows Navajo Nation still largest tribe in Arizona (July 14, 2011)
The Navajo Nation is still the largest tribe by far in Arizona, according to the 2010 Census. There were 131,445 people who identified themselves as Navajo. That's far more than...

Census offers details of Alaska Native population in Anchorage
National
Census offers details of Alaska Native population in Anchorage (July 11, 2011)
Anchorage is home to 23,130 Alaska Natives, according to the 2010 Census, making it the the largest Native community in the state. The 2010 count offered Natives a chance to...

Census cites dip in Indian population on Martha's Vineyard
National
Census cites dip in Indian population on Martha's Vineyard (May 20, 2011)
The American Indian population on the island of Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts fell 28.5 percent over the last decade, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, but there's reason to believe...

More and more Alaska Natives moving to urban areas in state
National
More and more Alaska Natives moving to urban areas in state (April 8, 2011)
More and more Alaska Natives are moving to urban areas in the state, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Between 2000 and 2010, the Native population grew significantly in...

More residents of Puerto Rico identifying as 'American Indian'
National
More residents of Puerto Rico identifying as 'American Indian' (April 1, 2011)
IFRAMES not supported Puerto Rico has seen a big jump in the number of residents identifying themselves as "American Indian" on the U.S. Census. Nearly 20,000 island residents claimed Indian...

NPR: High   intermarriage rates pose tribal membership issues
National
NPR: High intermarriage rates pose tribal membership issues (March 31, 2011)
"Native Americans intermarry at higher rates than any other group in the country, according to U.S. Census data. For the Eastern Shoshone of Wyoming, you have to be at least...

Census shows population rise on most    Montana reservations
National
Census shows population rise on most Montana reservations (March 29, 2011)
Most reservations in Montana saw a growth in their population in the last decade, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The Rocky Boy's Reservation, home to the Chippewa Cree Tribe,...

Reservations  in South Dakota  home to large youth population
National
Reservations in South Dakota home to large youth population (March 23, 2011)
Eight of the top 10 cities in South Dakota with large youth populations are on reservations, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. On the Pine Ridge Reservation, 43 percent of...

Census Bureau reports  a boost in number of Native businesses
Business
Census Bureau reports a boost in number of Native businesses (March 16, 2011)
The number of businesses owned by American Indians and Alaska Natives grew 17.7 percent between 2002-2007, the U.S. Census Bureau reported. Native businesses generated $34.4 billion in receipts in 2007,...

Native American population in New Mexico grows    11.4 percent
National
Native American population in New Mexico grows 11.4 percent (March 16, 2011)
IFRAMES not supported The American Indian and Alaska Native population in New Mexico is on the rise, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. There were 193,222 Native Americans in the...

Native American population in South Dakota grows 15 percent
National
Native American population in South Dakota grows 15 percent (February 17, 2011)
The American Indian and Alaska Native population in South Dakota grew 15 percent over the past decade, according to U.S. Census Bureau. The 2010 Census reported 71,817 Native Americans in...

Hispanics outnumber American Indian population in Oklahoma
National
Hispanics outnumber American Indian population in Oklahoma (February 16, 2011)
The Hispanic population in Oklahoma is now larger than the American Indian and Alaska Native population, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Hispanics make up 9 percent of the state's...

Census Bureau maps new size of Oneida Reservation in New York
Law
Census Bureau maps new size of Oneida Reservation in New York (January 20, 2011)
The U.S. Census Bureau says the Oneida Nation in New York has a 307,000-acre reservation. In 2000, the agency said the reservation was 32 acres. But the tribe's land base...

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