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Study: Homelessness Persists on Reservations Despite Improved Housing

Minnesota Public Radio (5/10) reports that housing improvements in the last few years have "not led to fewer homeless people on Minnesota's Indian reservations. Researchers with the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation visited eight of the state's 11 reservations and found nearly 2,100 people who were homeless or doubled up with friends or relatives." The data are from 2009, "but researchers needed consent from all eight tribal governments before releasing the figures."