NEBRASKA: About an hour and half north of the city of Omaha, the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska sits on 300 square miles of reservation land stretching into Iowa’s Monona County.
“We need jobs,” Daniel Webster said, who lives on the reservation.
KETV reports, historical issues such as poverty and unemployment have reached critical levels.
“Right now, my community has a 69 percent unemployment rate,” Omaha Tribe of Nebraska chairman Vernon Miller said.
Miller said the dire economy is leading to desperate solutions.