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Native America Calling interview with Robert T. Coulter | Jan-4 ‘12: Has President Obama fulfilled his promise of taking action, or will Natives be left out in the cold again?

, 01/06/2012 - 4:21pm

A  few Indian nations have achieved  great wealth as a result of gaming enterprises, creating the impression that casinos can be a magic bullet for fixing the economic and social ills of Native communities.  But despite the  success of a few Indian nations, Indians continue to rank at the bottom of every indicator of social and economic well-being in America. 

By: Robert T. Coulter
, 08/26/2010 - 11:00pm

The idea that “discovery” of this continent by Europeans gave European countries ownership of Native lands is a myth that has been very detrimental to Indian and Alaska Native nations.  The Europeans did not discover this land, and they did not gain ownership of Native land by reason of discovery.

 

By: Robert T. Coulter
, 08/26/2010 - 11:15am
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