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Making Sense of the Census

Colleen Locke | January 15, 2010

It’s the informal mandate of the U.S. Census: “Count everyone wherever they may be.” That may sound straightforward enough, but the reality is that several communities are undercounted because of language and cultural barriers, according to…

Native American Studies Flourish; New Institute Launches

Colleen Locke | November 05, 2009

For a new program, the Institute for New England Native American Studies (INENAS) has outsized ambitions: Nothing less than a new model of collaboration between the university, tribal communities, and state and federal agencies. While…