White Earth Band encourages response to 2010 Census
The White Earth Band of Ojibwe Indians of Minnesota is encouraging its members to participate in the 2010 Census.

“Previous census in the Mahnomen County area was so grossly under counted,” White Earth Economic Development Director Dean Johnson told The Detroit Lakes Tribune. “We need to have accurate counts of our members, tribal affiliation whether it’s the White Earth or another tribe."

The Census Bureau is going door-to-door to reservation homes in Mahnomen County to ensure a better count. Other parts of the reservation are submitting their forms via mail.

The current mail-in participating rate for the White Earth Reservation is 44 percent.

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WE census participation up (The Detroit Lakes Tribune 4/14)

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