A recent tragedy highlights the urgency of the housing problems facing American Indians.

According to news reports, Debbie Dogskin, a 61-year-old member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, died inside a heatless trailer one subzero night early in February on the reservation in Fort Yates, N.D. The propane heater in the unit was empty and Sioux County Sheriff Frank Landeis said Dogskin apparently froze to death.

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