PBS NewsHour

Why Native Americans are attracting new attention in 2020

Clip: 08/21/2019 | 5m 52s Video has closed captioning.

Native Americans received more attention from presidential candidates this week than in previous years. Nine 2020 Democratic hopefuls attended a forum in Sioux City, Iowa, to discuss U.S. treaty obligations to Native people, the epidemic of violence against Native women, health care and more. Lisa Desjardins reports and talks to Mark Trahant, editor of Indian Country Today and the event moderator.

Aired: 08/21/19

Rating: NR

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