Monthly Archives: November 2012

Oklahoma Indian economic impact

Another study demonstrates the importance of American Indian tribal economic activities to state economies. A new study of tribes in Oklahoma, http://www.cherokeephoenix.org/Article/Index/6724, demonstrates the impact and contribution of the 39 federally recognized tribes on that state's economy equals $10.8 billion, according to … Continue reading

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The value of writing history

I have blogged and stated many times that there is a need for, and great value in, Indigenous peoples writing their own histories.  Euro-American societies only respect and pay attention to written materials and scholarly publications.  The oral cultures and histories of … Continue reading

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Rabbit Proof Fence

I'm visiting Australia again and giving talks in Brisbane, Adelaide, and Tasmania at various universities and other locations about the Doctrine of Discovery in Australia and gave one talk about Indigenous economic development.  I just left the Museum of Western Australia in Perth … Continue reading

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