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  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
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Lessons From Experience

These are article contributions from practitioners, academics, consultants and executives which include interpreted case studies, evaluation and commentary on popular and current approaches and tools of Indigenous economic development, advocacy of particular approaches and solutions, successful or failed efforts, and the identification of important economic development problems that are in need of solutions. Submissions to this section are subject to editorial review and should be 2000-3000 words or 4-6 pages single-spaced and follow the latest APA citation guidelines.

Lessons From Research

Features scholarly inquiry, debate and commentary on how academics frame, perceive, interpret, research and contribute to the field of Indigenous economic development. Submissions to this section should be 8-10 pages single-spaced or 4,000 – 5,000 words, include 5 key search words and follow the latest APA citation guidelines.

The State of Indigenous Economy

Features current views on the evolving state of the Indigenous economy and responses to changes in the global economy, corporate activity, and government policy

Book Reviews

Features literature published within the last two year that explore a broad range of aspects of economic development relevant to Indigenous peoples and community development. Submissions are subject to editorial review and should be 800 to 1000 words (up to 1500 words for edited collections) and follow the latest APA citation guidelines.

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