Did you know? #AmericanIndiansIdentity

—Seventy-eight percent of Natives live off tribal reservations but many live in counties close to reservations, particularly throughout the West, including Oklahoma.

—The majority of Natives live in 10 states: Arizona, California, Florida, Michigan, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas and Washington.

—The population of multi-racial Natives jumped by more than 50 percent in 18 states, and by more than 70 percent in North Carolina, Delaware and South Dakota.

Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/census-data-shows-more-american-indians-alaska-natives-identifying-with-multiple-races/2012/01/25/gIQAVb00QQ_story.html

As someone who identifies as Native and Mixed-Euro, this census made tons of sense to me – evolve, intermarry or die… Lara/Trace

Published by Lara/Trace

...mosaic artist ...author ...poet... blog consultant... content curator... news junkie (My Memoir: One Small Sacrifice will be republished)

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