economic diversification

Native Entrepreneurship in South Dakota: A Deeper Look

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Native Entrepreneurship in South Dakota: a Deeper Look is designed to raise the profile of Native entrepreneurship in South Dakota and offer lessons for policymakers, foundations, tribes, and non-profits in developing effective policies and strategies. The research identified the following key recommendations to promote Native entrepreneurship in South Dakota.  

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Malkin, Jennifer and Johnnie Aseron. Native Entrepreneurship in South Dakota: A Deeper Look. Northwest Area Foundation. Washington, D.C. December 2006. Paper. (http://cfed.org/assets/documents/native_entrepenuership/phaseII_report.pdf, accessed March 24, 2014)

Best Practices Case Study (Economic Realization): Hupacasath First Nation

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When Hupacasath Chief Judith Sayers and the council decided to harness the power running through their lands, the result was a best practices model of how to build a small hydro project. Widespread opposition to the Duke Point natural gas facility in the late '90s was the impetus for the council to explore other options for resource development in the Hupacasath territory near Port Alberni, B.C. When faced with the possible environmental impacts of another electrical development, Hupacasath knew they needed to be intimately involved in the planning, decisions and development to minimize negative effects and ensure the First Nations shared in the benefits...

Native Nations
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National Centre for First Nations Governance. "Best Practices Case Study (Economic Realization): Hupacasath First Nation." A Report for the National Centre for First Nations Governance. The National Centre for First Nations Governance. Canada. June 2009. Case Study. (https://fngovernance.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/ER_Hupacasath.pdf, accessed March 7, 2023)