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
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.
Richard Wright 12/04/2013
Owning land is a Canadian right—unless you live on a reserve.
Justin B. Richland 12/04/2013
Early contact with non-Indians caused American Indian cultures to flourish in some ways and to atrophy in other.
Ian Boisvert 09/14/2012
Rugged, enchanting, and powerful coastlines surround New Zealand. The coastlines are powerful not just in wave energy but also as sources of cultural identity, commerce, and conflict.
John R. Bockstoce 09/14/2012
The maritime fur trade of the Bering Strait was one aspect of the European expansion into the most remote regions of Asia and America. But as we have seen, it fit within a vast global exchange network.
Robert J. Miller 09/14/2012
The lack of economic development on reservations is a major factor in creating the extreme poverty, unemployment, and the accompanying social issues that Indian nations face.
Bruce Benson 06/03/2006
These Plains Indians had a legal system based on accepted rules of conduct and individual rights.
Terry Anderson 06/01/2006
A return to property rights and the rule of law would restore economic strength and stewardship to American Indian Economies.