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Pathways from Poverty: Development and Institution-Building on American Indian Reservations

Published May 1989
"…For the past several years the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development has been examining the conditions under which self-determined econimic development might be successful on American Indian reservations. The heart of the research is the comparative analysus of economic development on some fifteen reesrvations in the Southwest, Northwest, andNorthern Plains, using data from field visits and other primary and secondary sources. We are supplementing this with quantitative analysis of a sample of approximately 100 reservations using U.S. Census, Indian Health Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), and other data on a wide variety of social and economic indicators. While the Project is ongoing and its conclusions are incomplete, this paper reports some of our findings to date..."
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