New Report Aims To Close 'Grand Canyon'-Sized Gap In Data On Connectivity In Indian Country

Published: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 11:51am
Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 8:40am
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Nearly 20% of Native Americans living on reservations do not have any internet access at home, and more than a third rely on their cellphones to get online.

Those are among the findings of a new report assessing tribal technology.

Traci Morris, director of the American Indian Policy Institute at Arizona State University, did the research on the topic. She said, generally, there’s a lack of data on Indian Country that’s about the size of the Grand Canyon. 

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