Creating Economies on Indian Reservations
5 Pages Posted: 28 Jan 2015
Date Written: December 27, 2014
Creating sustainable economies is crucial to the future viability of Indian reservations and communities and is the most important issue that tribal governments face today. The exercise of sovereignty and jurisdiction, and the preservation of tribal cultures are largely dependent on improving the often dire economic conditions on reservations. This short article suggests several ideas that tribal leaders and communities should consider implementing to help sustain their reservations, governments, and cultures.
Keywords: Reservation economic development, American Indian economic development, creating reservation economies, indigenous economic development
JEL Classification: Z10
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