Justin B. Richland
Will economic growth in the 21st century erode or augment tribal culture?
The Oglala Sioux aim to reclaim their landscape and culture heritage
Andrew Morriss, Fr. Michael Butler
Policy recommendations from theologians and Church authorities have taken the form of pontifications, obscuring many economic and public policy realities. Butler and Morriss offer a new contribution to Orthodox environmental theology by Church teaching but also by sound economic analysis.
Paradoxically, economics has done more for nature than ecology has.
Assessing humans' role in nature and the reality of wilderness
Ideology and politics too often get in the way
G. Tracy Mehan III
The wilderness illusion and environmental realism
At a time when there’s a spotlight on America’s richest 1%, a look at the country’s 310 Indian reservations—where many of America’s poorest 1% live—can be more enlightening.
Robert J. Miller
The lack of economic development on reservations is a major factor in creating the extreme poverty, unemployment, and the accompanying social issues that Indian nations face.