Reviews research on factors related for successful long-term development such as social capital and cohesion. Chapter three from Setting the Agenda for Change, vol. 2, which is also vol. 2 in the Aboriginal Policy Research series. Originally presented at the second annual Aboriginal Policy Research Conference, 2002.
Discussion on whether chief and council members are being compensated too much for the work they do.
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Historical note:The Blackfoot chief Crowfoot was born ca. 1830 near Belly River, AB, and died near Blackfoot Crossing, AB on 25 Apr 1890. Born a Blood, he grew up among the Blackfoot. As a teenager, he showed great bravery in a battle by advancing and striking a painted tipi in the hostile Crow camp.