Indian Tribes Mobilize for Oklahoma Relief Efforts

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As it emerged that the homes of 20 American Indian families had been destroyed in Moore, Oklahoma, earlier this week, tribes across Oklahoma and the nation began gathering resources in support of disaster relief efforts in Moore and the surrounding communities.

At the close of a week that began with one of the worst tornado disasters in U.S. history—an E5 that reduced a 17-mile-long, two-mile-wide swathe of the Oklahoma City suburb to rubble—dozens of other families were also displaced and forced to find emergency shelter as the cleanup effort began.

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