Tribe brings on the tourists

Brown, Emma
February 2006
High Country News;2/20/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p4
The article discusses the tourism plans for a Grand Canyon tribe area. The Hualapai Nation has a total of 1,500 population. They inhabit the remote part of Northwest Arizona. Like most of the Indian tribes, they are struggling to overcome problems on poverty, alcoholism, unemployment, and hopelessness. Hopes for transformation on the reservation is increasing as tourism is being commercially pushed. Tribal leaders are looking for positive ways to raise the much needed revenues for social services.


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