During the 1800s, thousands of Native Americans died from combat, disease, or starvation. Many tribes disappeared altogether. Native Americans living on reservations struggled to survive while teaching their children their traditions and culture.
Questions and Answers
Question: Why do Native Americans still struggle so much?
Answer: There is no single answer to this question. Unfair government policies are one reason, along with a lack of education and employment opportunities. Rates of depression, violence, and alcoholism are high on reservations.
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