Western tribes are energy rich but income poor. The lesson from past takings and from present battles to deprive tribes of their resource wealth is clear—it is time to reform tribal institutions in this post-colonial era.
Charlotte Huus-Henriksen, Annie Ireland, Todd Graham
In first-of-its-kind legislation, the National Park Service and the Oglala Sioux have proposed the 133,000-acre South Unit of Badlands National Park be turned into a Tribal National Park. Can it be done?
Reed Watson, Peter Hill, Shawn Regan, Laura Huggins
Listen as Aaron Flint of "Voices of Montana" talks with Reed Watson, P.J. Hill, Shawn Regan, and Laura Huggins about free market environmentalism.
Research fellow Shawn Regan talks with John Batchelor about his latest report, "Unlocking the Wealth of Indian Nations: Overcoming Obstacles to Tribal Energy Development."
Imagine if the government were responsible for looking after your best interests. How well would this work? Just ask Native Americans.
PERC's new Policy Perspective explains how the government keeps tribes from developing their natural resources.
Unconventional Entrepreneurs of the Navajo Nation
Restoring Indian Dignity