Indigenous lives matter, too

That Black lives matter is important to remember. Also, lost in this discussion is the plight of Native Americans. They have the highest infant mortality rate in our nation. Yet no one is protesting this or the undeniable fact of high alcoholism among our native peoples.

Their education outcomes from high school and college is dismal at best. I volunteered at the Tulalip Boys & Girls Club. When asked if I wanted to see their graduates of that year, I said yes. Expecting a yearbook, instead they handed me a single sheet of photos of children from grades kindergarten through high school and one that graduated from college.

Please remember these most poor people. Anytime you could volunteer to help is much appreciated.

Leslie Crofoot


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