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William and Mary Digest Oct. 5

William and Mary Digest Oct. 5

William and Mary junior selected for DC conference

Mackenzie Neal is a junior government major at William and Mary and a member that Quapaw Native American tribe. She spent part of last week in the nation's capital for the the eighth annual White House Tribal Nations Conference.

"Native American youth in the United States face more challenges than any other group," Neal said, citing statistics on poverty rates, high school graduation rates, suicide and attempted suicide rates, obesity rates and more among Native American youth. "The White House realizes there are so many unique challenges they need to address, and that youth are the best...