Native Intelligence

Peterson, David
January 2007
Planning;Jan2007, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p26
Trade Publication
The article provides information about Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Minneapolis, Minnesota. The two U.S. cities are rank among the nation's top 10 in terms of native concentration. It is claimed that Tulsa has the largest percentage of Native Americans, and Minneapolis is the most popular northern center for urban Indians. However, the two cities have different identity, Minneapolis is considered as a liberal citadel while Tulsa is known as a Bible Belt city with a pronounced cowboy identity. It is emphasized that Tulsa is behind Minneapolis for decades in terms of raising money for an Indian cultural center. But the native community in Tulsa are doing better compared to Indians in Minneapolis. INSET: Who's Who.


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