Native American Leaders Organize To Avoid Being Undercounted During 2020 Census

Nicole Rojas
Jan 10, 2020 - 8:02
2020 Census Coming Up in U.S

Community organizations and leaders are working hard to make sure Native Americans are properly counted in the upcoming 2020 census. Historically, Native Americans have been severely undercounted, which has translated into poor federal funding and a lack of political representation.  Organizations are facing several obstacles in their bid to avoid the undercount that occurred during the 2010 census. During the last census, Native Americans and Alaska Natives living on reservations were undercounted by 4.9 percent. The problem was significantly worse in the 1990 census, when 12 percent of Native Americans living on reservations were not counted, according...

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