Housing Crisis in Indian Country (2/13/01)
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Indian housing is by far the most substandard in the country. One out of every 10 homes on reservations lacks complete plumbing and 70 percent of Native Americans are living in severely overcrowded conditions. What's being done to alleviate the housing crisis? And why isn't the federal government meeting its treaty obligations to fund the housing need in Native America? Guests include Bob Gauthier, Housing and Community Development Director for the Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana.