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ERIC Number: ED149939
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: N/A
Passamaquoddy Economic Development in Cultural and Historical Perspective.
Stevens, Susan MacCulloch
Information gathered via a 3-year first-hand experience with life on the Passamaquoddy Indian Reservations (Canadian-Maine border) is presented. Subject headings and representative sub-headings include: cultural and historical setting (population characteristics, physical setting, and State and Federal relationships); social institutions through time (kinship alliance, sex roles, age, social class, tribal government, factions, religion, education, treaty rights, and welfare); overall organization of the community (in/out migration and Indian identity); relationships to the outside world (Washington County, Maine, etc.); capsule history (missionaries, fur trade, French and English wars, post-war period, Revolutionary War, 1800's, 1900's to 1950's, and 1950's to present); tribal wealth (utilization, management, and potential of natural resources; capital resources, etc.); tribal income (local and distant employment, hunting/fishing, anonymous donor funds, Catholic Bureau of Indian Affairs, State Department of Indian Affairs, patterns of income acquisition and use, Federal programs, etc.); products, services, and markets; psycho-social factors affecting work patterns and economic development, social obligations, the idea of limited good, anti-work incentives, and personal, tribal and red vs white goals; management (decision making, law, education, etc.); implementation of Federal social programs (failures, successes, analysis, and suggestions). (JC)
Descriptors: Administration, Agency Role, American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Community Study, Cultural Background, Culture Conflict, Decision Making, Economic Development, Educational Needs, Employment, Federal Programs, Governance, History, Income, Migration Patterns, Natural Resources, Religion, Sex Role, Social Characteristics, Sociocultural Patterns, Treaties, Tribes, Values, Welfare, Work Attitudes
Susan M. Stevens, c/o Roger Gabriel, Director, Indian Resource Center, 95 Main Street, Orono, Maine 04473 ($2.75)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Center for the Study of Man.; Economic Development Administration (DOC), Washington, DC. Office of Economic Research.
Identifiers - Location: Canada; Maine