Source: NPR

According to a new poll released by NPR, three-quarters of Native Americans believe discrimination against their group remains prevalent in the US.

More than a third of the individuals surveyed reported previously hearing negative and offensive comments about their racial identity.

The research also found that more than half of the Native Americans polled believe national laws and policies discriminate against their race.

However, in many high schools that neighbor reservations, Native American students are finding ways to teach fellow students about their history and culture.

“It’s a really good chance to explain who we are,” says Mallory Sunday, a student at Massena Central High School in New York who helps to organize activities aimed at combating negative stereotypes about her culture.

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