ERIC Number: ED241189
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Nov
Reference Count: 0
You Don't Have to Be Poor to Be Indian: Readings in Resource Development.
This book contains discussions of many of the problems that tribal decision makers must face. It is intended to supply information that may be useful in making future development decisions and to suggest options for Indian control of Indian resource development. The book contains chapters on economic development and long range planning; parallels between American Indian tribes and developing nations such as the Pacific island of Nauru; barriers to development; tribal sovereignty versus economic development; choosing tribal advisors; dealing with developers, including negotiating with the federal government and with mining companies and developing taxation methods; dealing with financial institutions; opening Indian reservations to tourism; federal management of Indian forest lands; Indian fishing rights; Indian agriculture and the Colorado River Indian Tribe's tribal farm; energy resources; coal and uranium on reservation lands; and the impact of development decisions on the tribes. (SB)
Descriptors: Administration, Agriculture, American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Banking, Case Studies, Coal, Consultants, Decision Making, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Economic Opportunities, Energy, Federal Indian Relationship, Forestry, Leadership, Mining, Natural Resources, Self Determination, Taxes, Tourism, Treaties, Tribal Sovereignty, Tribes, Trust Responsibility (Government)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Economic Development Administration (DOC), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Americans for Indian Opportunity, Inc., Albuquerque, NM.
Identifiers: Colorado River Indian Tribe; Fishing Rights; Negotiation Processes; Uranium Mining