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Indigenous Land Claims and Economic Development: The Canadian Experience [American Indian Quarterly, AIQ]

American Indian Quarterly (AIQ)
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Article includes a figure showing the Aboriginal approach to economic development, including the four purposes and three main processes. It also looks at whether the Aboriginal approach to development can deliver the results anticipated by the government (by 2016, Aboriginal people are projected to be making a $375 million contribution to the Canadian economy – as opposed to an estimated $11 billion cost should their circumstances remain as they were in 1996 relative to other Canadians – due to land claim settlements and other capacity-building activities by the government). Based on the experience of the Inuvialuit, the Aboriginal approach seems promising.

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