Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians

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Collectively Managing Allotment Lands Is Better

Collectively Managing Allotment Lands Is Better

Indian allotment holders are not making enough money from their allotments. One way for tribal allotment holders to gain more economic income from their allotments is to organize a corporation under tribal law and collectively manage allotted lands in order to gain more income for allotment holders…

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Kin-Based Governments Can Be Successful and Profitable

Kin-Based Governments Can Be Successful and Profitable

A key to understanding American Indian nations, and Indigenous Peoples in general, is local community organization. Local groups, as basic building blocks of indigenous nations, play a powerful role in tribal or national consensus building and decision-making. The ways that local indigenous groups…

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Indian Pride (Episode 108): Economic Development

This episode of the "Indian Pride" television series, aired in 2007, explores the economic development efforts of selected Native nations cross Indian Country. It also features an interview with Lance Morgan, CEO of the Winnebago Trib'es Ho-Chunk, Inc., who provides an overview of the evolution of…

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Native Report: The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and the City of Palm Springs

Native Report: The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and the City of Palm Springs

This episode of Native Report examines the unique relationship between the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and the City of Palm Springs, California, casting much-needed light on the benefits of intergovernmental cooperation. (Segment placement: 1:17 - 8:44)