PBS NewsHour

Shutdown reduces community services for Native Americans

Clip: 01/14/2019 | 3m 23s Video has closed captioning.

The government shutdown has affected Native American tribes who rely on federal funds allocated by treaty rights. For the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians in Wisconsin, funding goes towards services like public safety and elder healthcare. Now the tribe is awaiting more than a million dollars owed by government. Marisa Wojcik of Wisconsin Public Television reports.

Aired: 01/14/19

Rating: NR

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