Report: US fails in funding obligation to Native Americans

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    Students walk between buildings at the Little Singer Community School in Birdsprings, Ariz., on the Navajo Nation.

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — A new report by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights finds that funding levels for Native American tribes are woefully inadequate despite the federal government’s responsibility to provide for education, public safety, health care and other services under treaties, laws and other acts.