This study used data collected by 15 of the 38 federally recognized tribes within Oklahoma. The calculation combines data from participating tribes and a representative model of the regional economy to develop a complete, aggregated dataset of all Oklahoma tribal production. For a complete discussion of the economic model, see Appendix B in the study.
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes
The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Citizen Potawatomi Nation
Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma
Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma
Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma
Seminole Nation of Oklahoma
This report was commissioned by the Oklahoma Tribal Finance Consortium.
“The mission of the Oklahoma Tribal Finance Consortium is to advance tribal economics and strengthen tribal finance within the state of Oklahoma.” Victor Flores, President Oklahoma Tribal Finance Consortium
Economic impacts are estimates of the full production, employment, and income that are directly and indirectly linked to the production activity under study. These impacts were completed by Dr. Kyle Dean. Dr. Dean is an Associate Professor of Economics and the Director of the Center for Native American and Urban Studies at Oklahoma City University. Dr. Dean obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from Oklahoma State University and specializes in economic modeling.
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July 18, 2019
Study highlights Native American tribes’ impact on Oklahoma economy
Tribes had nearly $13 billion economic impact on state in 2017
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