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White Man's Moccasins We have their shoes, they have our land: The footprints left by the U.S. Trust Doctrine on Pueblo Indian peoples and a suggestion for transformation through an economic lens


Because economic advancement has been defined by Western society and not by Indigenous peoples themselves, the material gains of such narrowly defined notions of advancement have long been an elusive dream for many Indigenous communities in the United States. Many reasons have been given as to why significant economic advancement through a Western materialistic lens has been unattainable, including remoteness, the inability to get financing on trust land, and access to markets. These are all valid concerns and challenges, but they are not insurmountable. Another disconcerting reason has been the perception that the federal government through its trust responsibility is to do everything for the tribes, including economic advanc... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Luarkie, Richard (Author) / Brayboy, Bryan (Advisor) / Sumida Huaman, Elizabeth (Advisor) / Martin, Nathan (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Economic history / Native American studies / Public policy / Economics / Economy / Native American / Policy / Pueblo / Trust Responsibility
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 75 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Doctoral Dissertation Justice Studies 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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