The Harvard Project on American Indian Edonomic Development aims to understand and foster the conditions under which sustaind, self-determined, social and economic development may be achieved among American Indian nations. It has become a benchmark for current discussion of First Nations econimic development. However, I have strong reservations about its terms of reference and nderlying ideology. This article is a critique of the Harvard Project and the theory behind it.
Kristeva gives an overview of the book:
I live on a small mixed farm on the west coast of British Columbia in a remote First Nations village town. In 2008, I quit my job at the University of Regina, returned to the farm and committed to a project that I have dreamed of attempting for several years. That is, to...