PolicyMatters: Culturally Informed Strategies for Poverty Reduction in Indian Country

Apr 01, 2009 | by
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This paper addresses one of the most challenging aspects of philanthropy in Indian Country, namely reduction of poverty among American Indian communities. Poverty negatively impacts a broad spectrum of issues. The following discussion places the work of poverty reduction in both a larger economic and community-development context and a cultural context, which strongly influence program-specific strategies and potential outcomes.