This week the National Public Radio program “All Things Considered” airs a two-episode series on Tribal economic development in the Southwest. The programs highlight the diverse issues, challenges, and opportunities for Tribes in different locations and which possess different levels of resources. The program focuses on two particular Native economic development models: The Navajo Nation and The Salt River Pima – Maricopa Indian Community.
Joe Shirley, Navajo Nation President
Martin Harvier, Vice President of the Salt River Pima – Maricopa Indian Community
Quannah Dallas, Salt River Pima’s Economic Development Manager
Brett Isaac, Shonto Community Development Corporation
Joseph Kalt, Director of Harvard University’s American Indian Economic Development Project
Greg Guedel, Chair of Foster Pepper PLLC’s Native American Legal Services Group
Part I of the program, focusing on the Navajo Nation, can be downloaded HERE.
Part II of the program, focusing on the Salt River Pima – Maricopa Indian Community, can be downloaded HERE.