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Taos Pueblo Migration Theories: Indigenous Push and Pull Factors

Abstract This dissertation explores Brain Drain and Brain Circulation phenomena at Taos Pueblo, an Indigenous community located in northern New Mexico, USA. The study examines the push and pull factors that influence the migration of educated Taos Pueblo tribal members. The information contained in this dissertation was derived from a study that was completed from 2016-2017 in Taos Pueblo. It has become evident that Indigenous communities worldwide are currently experiencing massive migration away from reservations, rural, and communities of origin and towards urbanized centers. The research conducted in this dissertation was focused on both patterns and trends and possible distinct reasons for intellectual migration, especially in Indigenous commu... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Montoya, Amanda Jean (Author) / Sumida Huaman, Elizabeth (Advisor) / Chhetri, Netra (Advisor) / Harjo, Laura (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Social research / Brain Circulation / Brain Drain / Indigenous / Indigenous Planning / Migration / Pueblo
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 190 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Social Justice and Human Rights 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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