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What Indigenous Culture Can Teach Us About a Fair Economy

 YES! photo by Rebecca Sell
YES! photo by Rebecca Sell

Indigenous peoples have known hard times. There are signs of drought, crop failure, and forced migration over the millennia, and of course these peoples survived centuries of colonialism. When we were looking for some wisdom on building a new economy, I immediately thought of Rebecca Adamson. Native peoples have developed societies that function within ecological limits and counter the tendency of societies to polarize between rich and poor, powerful and excluded. Adamson, a Cherokee, is founder of First Nations Development Institute and First Peoples Worldwide. She works globally with grassroots tribal communities, sits on the boards of the Corporation for Enterprise Development and the Calvert Social Investment Fund, and is an adviser to the United Nations on rural development.

For the full article by Sarah van Gelder, follow the link below to yesmagazine.org.

What Indigenous Culture Can Teach Us About a Fair Economy

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