Native American
10:29 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Oklahoma Tribe Taking Census For Safety

An Oklahoma-based American Indian tribe is conducting a census of its members to help in emergency response efforts.

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation cultural heritage center.
The Citizen Potawatomi Nation cultural heritage center.
Credit Citizen Potawatomi Nation

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation is conducting a census of tribal members. It's trying to gather contact information and demographic details.

The tribe says that after recent tornadoes in Oklahoma, officials had a difficult time reaching members of the Nation. Officials hope the census will provide better contact information.

The data will also collect geographic information for grant applications.