The State of Working America Podcast

Native Americans Too Often Left Out of Economic Debate

November 26, 2019

Season 2 of the podcast kicks off strong with Patrice Kunesh, director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis' Center for Indian Country Development. She talks to host Pedro da Costa about the specific challenges facing various Native American communities across the nation, and offers an eclectic range of policy options to solve the most egregious economic problems.

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Read more

‘America First’ should start with the plight of the country’s abandoned Native population
https://www.businessinsider.my/economic-plight-of-native-americans-is-largely-invisible-fed-vp-2018-5/

Senate Testimony: “Lending Opportunities: Opening the Door to Homeownership in Indian Country”
https://www.minneapolisfed.org/speeches/2019/us-senate-testimony-lending-opportunities

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The State of Working America Podcast is part of EPI’s effort to raise workers’ voices to ensure they are heard in the economic policy debate. Hosted by Pedro da Costa.

Core topics include workers' rights, inequality, race, gender, labor markets, education and immigration, but we're interested in all things related to social justice.
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