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what is the average day like for a native american on a reservation?

and just what do they do these days ? do they hold good jobs, earn good money , live well ?

Asked By: Desert bandit part 2 ∫ - 12/21/2008
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People are always working, they don't show up on the national employment rolls because they don't pay the same taxes. But, we pay a fee (tax) for our water supply, garbage pick-up, postal service and the like... More
Answered By: ƝɨѕhҠѡe - 12/21/2008
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Yes, only it does not do much for their self esteem that they are treated like zoo animals on a reservation - but it helps that they are exempt from taxes for their troubles.
Answered By: Shan Bokhari - 12/21/2008
 
From what I understand they have a high tendancy to abuse drugs and alcohol. What we did to those people is one of the biggest tragedies of mankind, yet it is rarely talked about.
Answered By: Brian K - 12/21/2008
 
a Native American family from Albaquerque New Mexico told me unfair politics plays a big role in the dynamics within their own civic system. Especially those tribes with casinos fueling their economic engine have adopted a class rule of 'have' and 'have nots'. oppression and poverty of the native peoples is a result... More
Answered By: reckoner - 12/21/2008
 
depends which rez. they aren't all alike. some are extremely poor, others are not poor at all. but we are people like anyone else so if you want to know what a poor rez is like but you aren't near one, go to a poor area near you, preferably rural, and see how people live there. we aren't that much different... More
Answered By: kanien:kaha'ka - 12/21/2008
 
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