Economic Development

  • May282017
    Legend-3

    Screen Printing as Economic Development

    We are excited about the new project we are starting to further economic development activities here on the Yakama Indian…

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  • Sep192016
    Nixon

    The Climate for Economic Opportunity has Never Been Better for Native America – Part 4 of 4

    Native American history is full of paternalism, bureaucracy and Federal meddling. It is rare that the Federal government is able…

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  • Sep092016
    John Collier

    The Climate for Economic Opportunity has Never Been Better for Native America – Part 3 of 4

    We recently reviewed the Federal policy that is now referred to as Allotment. At the time allotment was enacted, Native…

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  • Aug302016
    yakama nation treaty

    The Climate for Economic Opportunity has Never Been Better for Native America – Part 2 of 4

    This series of posts is intending to provide some perspective on the impact of Federal policies towards Native America. These…

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  • Aug182016
    founding fathers

    The Climate for Economic Opportunity has Never Been Better for Native America – Part 1 of 4

    The influence of the Federal government’s policies on a broad range of areas of Native American life on reservations cannot…

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  • Jun292016
    Yakama Children

    The #1 Reason Why Yakama Children Won’t Be Able to Start Businesses

    Many of us across America have heard about the American Dream.  A definition of this set of ideals (Democracy, Rights,…

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  • May222016
    Yakama children

    The Incredible Potential of Yakama Children

    We’ve seen in previous blog posts the impacts that living in poverty can have on a person’s identity, ability to…

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  • May162016
    Hope Fellowship Youth Group

    Introducing the Sacred Road Store Artists

    What I’ve posted already on this blog, and most of what I will post in the future, regarding economic development…

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  • May052016
    Yakama child

    9 Revealing Stats that Show the Breakdown of Yakama Society

    This is a prime example of many economic issues on Native American Reservations – a lack of opportunity exists and has existed for decades. Whether it is because of location, the system in which Reservations were created or many other examples, this lack of opportunity is a significant factor in why many modern day Reservations are broken.

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  • Apr242016
    economic development, culture, native american woman

    Why Economic Development is Good for the Yakama People

    Most of the world agrees that economic development is a good thing. Micro-loans, savings groups, Individual Development Accounts (IDAs), and…

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