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Mayor Jacob Frey and American Indian leaders made an impassioned plea for unity Sunday at a crowded public meeting, which was hastily called in response to complaints of harassment of aid workers at the camp in south Minneapolis.
Natives Against Heroin accused of dividing Indian community, impeding aid.
Inspectors found serious health and safety violations that pose "an imminent risk" to its residents.
Aid workers complain of harassment from volunteers
Representatives of the group's 90 congregations visited the Hiawatha encampment in October.
Parents' addictions are top reason for removing kids; a new law offers hope.
A massive outreach effort has helped reduce the population of the tent city by more than half since September.
Fire crews put up a large, heated tent across the street. City officials said the encampment is "not safe for people" and will close once a new site opens in mid-December.
Some at camp say they'll resist move to new shelter, despite mounting concerns and approaching deadlines.
Multiple tents caught fire Monday afternoon at an encampment along Hiawatha Avenue in south Minneapolis, where hundreds of homeless people have been living since late summer, fire officials said