Colonialism: Then and Now
Persistent colonial policies stifle today’s reservation economies. Breaking the bonds of colonialism requires defining tribal jurisdiction, establishing new governance structures built on rule of law and tribal heritage, and securing property rights—both collective and individual—that help tribal members fully participate in and benefit from the modern global economy.
- Read "The Bonds of Colonialism," by Terry Anderson via Defining Ideas
- Read "Quiet Crisis: Federal Funding and Unmet Needs in Indian Country," Terry Anderson's testimony to the US Commission on Civil Rights
- Watch "Why Indian Nations Fail," a talk by James Robinson at the Hoover Institution