John Koppisch 09/14/2012
At a time when there’s a spotlight on America’s richest 1%, a look at the country’s 310 Indian reservations—where many of America’s poorest 1% live—can be more enlightening.
Te Maire Tau 12/04/2013
What is the link between culture and development? Several scholars believe that the reason some countries are better off lies in the cultural values that shape people’s economic, political, and social performance.
Randy Simmons 12/04/2013
Before considering a request to create an economic development strategy for the Aneth Chapter ofthe Navajo Nation, a visit was in order. I set out with two of my colleagues, Megan Hansen and Ryan
Richard Wright 12/04/2013
Owning land is a Canadian right—unless you live on a reserve. Now, a First Nation in British Columbia is rewriting the rules. Will property rights for Aboriginals bring prosperity or assimilation?
Justin Richland 12/04/2013
Early contact with non-Indians caused American Indian cultures to flourish in some waysand to atrophy in others. Non-Indians supplied steel chisels and paint to Northwestern tribes fortotem pole art, the loom and colored threads to Southwestern tribes for weaving, and the horse
Terry Anderson 12/04/2013
Viewing Karl Bodmer’s paintings of Native Americans from his journey up the Missouri Riverfrom 1831 to 1834 or L. A. Huffman’s photographs taken of chiefs such as Sitting Bull after the
Shawn Regan, Fred Thomas 11/06/2013
How opposition to coal exports is impacting one of the poorest communities in Montana — the Crow Indian reservation.
Terry Anderson, Shawn Regan 10/13/2013
In the Wall Street Journal, Terry Anderson and Shawn Regan explain how Washington rules prevent tribes from developing resources that could help lift them out of poverty.
Indian reservations contain more than $1 trillion worth of untapped energy resources. As Terry Anderson explains on the John Batchelor Show, tribes could unlock this tremendous wealth if they had the same rights as those living off reservations.