Letters to the Editor

July 30, 2013 12:00 AM

Letters to the editor on Native American budget cuts, Keystone, insurance rates, drones, kid movie reviewers

I was shocked to read “U.S. budget cuts fall heavily on American Indians” (July 13 Eagle). The federal sequestration cuts, which Congress approved, reduced funding to the most impoverished people. On the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota, home to about 40,000 tribe members, unemployment is estimated to be as much as 85 percent. Meanwhile, our government continues to send millions of dollars to other nations.

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