Original Indigenous Economies
Prior to European contact, indigenous peoples had a long history of engaging in the dynamic economies and governance structures that we recognize today as the necessary ingredients for prosperity. Traditional systems of governance, clear ownership claims, and robust trade networks allowed indigenous peoples to innovate and prosper in a changing world.
- Read "Native American Heritage: It’s Not What You Think," by Terry Anderson via Defining Ideas, Hoover Institution
- Read "Liberty in Perfection: Freedom in Native American Thought," by Amy Sturgis via Foundation for Economic Education
- Read "Treat All Men Alike: Chief Joseph and Respect," via the Bill of Rights Institute