Exercising Sovereignty and Expanding Economic Opportunity Through Tribal Land Management


While the United States faces one of the most significant housing crises in the nation’s history, many forget that Indian housing has been in crisis for generations. This report seeks to take some important steps toward a future where safe, affordable, and decent housing is available to Native people in numbers sufficient to meet the housing needs that exist in Indian country today.

This study provides first-of-its-kind analysis of a critical barrier to homeownership on Indian lands. It analyzes the success of tribes that have taken responsibility (in whole or in part) for administering the land title process on tribal lands. It also addresses the challenges those tribes have faced...

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Edwards, Karen, Peter Morris, and Sharon Redthunder. "Exercising Sovereignty and Expanding Economic Opportunity Through Tribal Land Management." The First Nations Development Institute and The NCAI Policy Research Center. Washington, D.C. 2009. Report. (http://www.issuelab.org/resource/exercising_sovereignty..., accessed April 11, 2023)

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