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VOLUME 8 ISSUE 2

The Artist
Garry Meeches Sr. — Maqua Doodem — Bear Clan

Editor's Comments

Lessons from Experience

2012 Economic Developer of the Year Award Winners
MICHELLE WHITE-WILSDON

Lessons from Research

Aboriginal Land Tenure Reforms in Canada: A Discussion of “Beyond the Indian Act”
DAVID NEWHOUSE AND HEATHER SHPUNIARSKY

“Full Circle”: Theories of Property Rights as Indicated by Two Case Summaries Concerning the Individualization of Collective Indigenous Lands Interests
FRANK J. TOUGH

Land Management on Individually held Lands under the Indian Act Reserve Land Tenure System: Experiences from the Penticton Indian Band
MARENA BRINKHURST, JOAN PHILLIP, AND MURRAY B. RUTHERFORD

Property, Information and Institutional Design
JAMIE BAXTER

Institutional Change on First Nations: Examining Factors Influencing First Nations Adoption of the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management
MARY DOIDGE, B. JAMES DEATON, AND BETHANY WOODS

Land Management on First Nations Reserves: Lawful Possession and Its Determinants
MARENA BRINKHURST AND ANKE S. KESSLER

Political Stability and the Well-Being of First Nations in Saskatchewan: Implications for the Proposed First Nations Elections Act
DAVID C. NATCHER, ROSE OLFERT, ALBERT BOAITEY, AND TOM ALLEN

The State of the Aboriginal Economy

Off-Reserve Employment Options for First Nations in Reserve Canada
PHILLIP LASHLEY AND M. ROSE OLFERT

Aboriginal Employment: Continuing to Improve in 2012
ROBERT J. OPPENHEIMER