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ERIC Number: ED141027
Record Type: Non-Journal
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Hard Choices: Development of Non-Energy Non-Replenishable Resources. AIO Report No. 10.
Americans for Indian Opportunity, Inc., Albuquerque, NM.
Presenting highlights from a seminar designed to explore the possibilities of "developing minerals in Indian nations by Indian people for the benefit of Indian people", this document includes documentation of the proceedings as follows: (1) Participants Roundtable (participant experiences revealing concern for lack of knowledge, expertise, and power regarding mineral development, evaluation, and negotiation); (2) A Global View (discussion of copper in terms of world-wide availability, production, consumption, and trade); (3) The Papago Experience (copper mining royalties, economics, environmental problems, etc.); (4) A Regional View: The Case of Northern Wisconsin (passive vs active response strategies applicable to the influx of multinational corporations); (5) A Bureau of Indian Affairs View (the BIA's lack of funds, expertise, and self-interest); (6) Before You Develop: Measuring the Impacts (air and water quality, land use, quality of life, etc); (7) Dealing with Developers (royalties, joint venture arrangements, production sharing agreements, state taxation, etc.); (8) Developing Mining Policies (royalties vs service contracts, economic vs environmental concerns, etc); (9) Planning for Development (control, long-term strategies, financial and decentralized planning, etc.); (10) Tribal Powers and Taxation (Federal limitations on tribal sovereignty, theories invalidating state taxation, etc.). (JC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Authoring Institution: Americans for Indian Opportunity, Inc., Albuquerque, NM.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin