Aboriginal

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Critical to the survival of two Aboriginal co-ops in Winnipeg, Neechi Foods Co-op Ltd. and The Northern Star Worker Co-op, has been their connection and commitment to the greater community "Neechi...
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There's a serious mismatch between the needs and aspirations of young, Aboriginal women in Winnipeg's inner-city and the services that community organizations have to offer them. This article...
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Reduced to a marketing ploy by many tour operators, "ecotourism" still has much to offer a region's resident population. In the mountains of Peru, Isabelle O'Connell witnessed the building of an...
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Some are better than others, but generally, public policy and programs affecting local development share one big weakness: they want to assess program effectiveness piecemeal, and without regard to...
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A 5-stage process of information-gathering, planning, and negotiation is fundamental to the launch of a sound joint venture.
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The common interest of Tr'on dek Hwechin'in and Loki Gold Corporation in the First Nation's traditional lands did not lead to a court battle or blockade. This paper explains in detail the negotiating...
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Five First Nations on Vancouver Island have launched a development corporation that is to act as both a developer and a steward of Clayoquot Sound: Ma-Mook Development Corporation. Ma Mook's joint...
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Not content to have a primary school built for them, Old Massett Village Council hired architects with a track record in project-linked community development. The repatriation of their education has...
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This story of this hypothetical person, based on the actual experiences of several people, demonstrates many of the disincentives to employment and independence that must be addressed by any reform...
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Moapa is not the only tribe to implement successful economic development strategies. Its uniqueness lies in having done a lot with very little in a very short time. The tribe combines its labour with...