Delvin Cree: Census counts especially on reservations
"A new motto should encourage American Indians to complete the U.S. Census and the updating of tribal enrollments.

The slogan, “Do the Indian Census Roll” should be the mind-catching phrase to persuade tribally enrolled members to do both.

It is important for American Indian communities across the nation to contribute to the Census data- collection process. In doing so, those communities will get their fair share of government funding and political representation.

This process is a mandate of the U.S. Constitution, which requires every citizen to take part. Upon completion, tribal communities will get allocated funding for tribal improvements and the many needs of services."

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