How are Urban Native Americans Doing?
by Margaret Manalo
Date published: November 19, 2015
DEMOGRAPHICS: In 2000, there were 4.3 million people who identified as American Indian and Alaska Native alone or in combination. 61% of these Native people did not reside on reservations or other native lands, up from 38% in 1970.
HIGH RATE OF ABUSE: Off-reservation Native children are involved in 5.7 child abuse and neglect cases per 1,000 children per year in comparison to a rate of 4.2 per 1,000 per year for the total U.S. population.
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