Monthly Archives: September 2012

Salmon returning after dam removal

The removal of the dam on the Elwah River in Northwestern Washington state about five months ago has already resulted in salmon returning upriver!  The National Park Service is hailing the "return of the kings" (adult Chinook salmon).  The salmon have … Continue reading

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Tribal fishers maximizing returns on salmon

The Portland Oregonian on Sept. 12, 2012 reported that Columbia River tribal salmon fishers are using new techniques to capitalize more on the value of their catches. http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2012/09/ooodles_of_fall_chinook_savvy.html The fishers have learned to increase the prices they receive by taking better care … Continue reading

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A review of Reservation "Capitalism:" Economic Development in Indian Country (Praeger Publishers 2012).

Douglas Nash, the director of the Center for Indian Law and Policy at Seattle University School of Law, just published a very nice review of my new book.  It was printed in the Sept. 12, 2012 edition of This Week … Continue reading

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North Dakota conference on Indian entrepreneurship

I am one of two keynote speakers at the Native Nations Business Summit in Mandan, ND, Sept. 25-27. I and a couple of the organizers were just interviewed on Prairie Public’s Hear It Now program (on the National Public Braodcast station) about … Continue reading

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Indigenous economic development conference at Banff, Alberta

I just got home from speaking at the two day Wise Practices in Indigenous Community Development Symposium.  I spoke about how Indigenous nations can use economic development to help create sustainable communities for the next seven generations. Brian Calliou, the director … Continue reading

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