Thursday, December 13, 2007


The St. Paul-based Wilder Foundation has reported that about 1,200 Northern Minnesota American Indians are homeless but many of them don't meet the federal definition of homeless. Researchers asked 674 people last fall on Red Lake, Leech Lake, Mille Lacs, Bois Forte and Fond Du Lac Reservations and found that many people were living in overcrowded homes with multiple families. Roughly half of them were children. The only reservation with a homeless shelter is the Red Lake Reservation.

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