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Office Hours: Terry Anderson on Renewing Indigenous Economies

Office Hours: Terry Anderson on Renewing Indigenous Economies

Hoover Institution senior fellow Terry Anderson answers frequently asked questions from his video "Renewing Indigenous Economies."

  1. In what ways were early indigenous economies like modern free market economies?
  2.  Are modern ideas of property rights in line with Native beliefs about land ownership?
  3. What is standing in the way of Native Americans starting businesses and improving their lives?
  4.  Why is it important to Native peoples that they stay on their reservation lands?
  5.  What policies could be enacted to restore tribal sovereignty?
  6.  Are there examples of tribes that have recovered their sovereignty? What keeps other tribes from doing the same thing?

Watch the original video, “Original Indigenous Economies.” 

Watch the original video, “Colonialism: Then and Now.” 

Watch the original video, “A New Path Forward.” 

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