ERIC Number: ED373942
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
What Can Tribes Do? Strategies and Institutions in American Indian Economic Development. American Indian Manual and Handbook Series No. 4.
Cornell, Stephen, Ed.; Kalt, Joseph P., Ed.
This collection of research papers focuses on conditions that affect self-determined economic development on American Indian reservations. Topics include obstacles that Indian nations face as they pursue their development goals; development of economic development corporations; effective tribal judicial systems; a model for processing land-use proposals; effects of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Act of 1975 on Indian control of forestry operations and training and leadership development efforts; status of the gaming industry on reservations; impact of welfare reform; and cultural and educational factors affecting reservation economic development. Individual chapters are as follows: (1) "Reloading the Dice: Improving the Chances for Economic Development on American Indian Reservations" (Stephen Cornell and Joseph P. Kalt); (2) "A Prototypical Economic Development Corporation for American Indian Tribes" (Michael W. Cameron); (3) "The Tribal Judiciary; A Primer for Policy Development" (Andrew Skari); (4) "Building a System for Land-Use Planning: A Case Study for the Puyallup Tribe" (Paul Nissenbaum and Paul Shadle); (5) "Can Tribes Manage Their Own Resources? The 638 Program and American Indian Forestry" (Mathew B. Krepps); (6) "The Economics of Bingo: Factors Influencing the Success of Bingo Operations on American Indian Reservations" (Eduardo E. Cordeiro); (7) "The Impact of Welfare Reform in Indian Country: The Family Support Act of 1988 and the Rosebud Reservation" (Margaret Barnwell Hargreaves and Hedy Nai-Lin Chang); and (8) "Mind Sets and Economic Development on Indian Reservations" (Ronald L. Trosper). Includes author profiles. (LP)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Change Strategies, Cultural Influences, Economic Development, Economic Impact, Economic Research, Economically Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Indian Relationship, Federal Legislation, Labor Force Development, Land Use, Postsecondary Education, Tribal Government, Tribal Sovereignty, Tribes, Welfare Reform
UCLA, American Indian Studies Center, 405 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90024-1548 ($15; 20 percent discount to bookstores).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. American Indian Studies Center.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Publication made possible by a grant from the Ford Foundation.