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Oneida tribe wants to be counted

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A Wisconsin Indian Tribe says it was seriously under-counted in the last U.S. Census, ten years ago. Now Oneida leaders want their members to be very specific when asked about race during this year's count. The Oneida Indians have lived in Wisconsin for more than 200 years. Many live on the tribe's reservation near Green Bay. But the tribe's vice chair, Kathy Hughes, says one wouldn't know it by looking at the results of the 2000 census. Yet she says the last count showed only about 1,000 members in the entire state.

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