Breaking the Iron Bonds: Indian Control of Energy Development

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Ambler uncovers the legal, economic, political, and cultural issues that have shaped the development of Indian-owned resources. She identifies the iron bonds of paternalism, exploitation, and dependency that have retarded economic development and chronicles the Indians' progress in breaking them. She focuses on a quiet revolution: steps taken--both forward and backward--as tribes and individual Indian mineral owners asserted control over energy development on their lands, from monetary returns and water rights to off ...

Breaking the Iron Bonds: Indian Control of Energy Development 1990, University Press of Kansas, Kansas

ISBN-13: 9780700605187

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