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Hussam, Reshmaan N.;Reinert, Sophus A.;Naylor, Jordan
In the early twenty-first century the Native American populations of the United States continued to live with the legacy of colonialism, ethnic cleansing, and cultural destruction. Although other minority groups had increasingly been able to make their voices heard, Native Americans struggled to bring attention to the continuing consequences of this history. Native Americans were the most economically challenged group in the United States and were disproportionately victims of police violence and mass incarceration. This note provides background for these challenges.