Gila River Indian Reservation case study

Key Themes: Reliance - Empathy - Engagement - Economy

Issues: Covid -19 - Distance Learning

Strategies: Building Funding - Building Partnerships

Forms of Access: Community

Reference: https://cronkitenews.azpbs.org/2015/07/22/gila-river-leader-says-lack-of-broadband-is-harming-tribal-rural-areas/

https://www.newamerica.org/oti/blog/solving-the-broadband-crisis-in-native-nations/

Havasupai Tribe case study

Key Themes: Reliance - Motivation - Tribal Infrastructure

Issues: Covid-19 - Distance Learning - TelaHealth

Strategies: Advocacy - Building Partnerships - Education

Forms of Access: Schools / Universities - Community

Reference: https://www.npr.org/2019/09/16/759908026/most-isolated-tribe-in-continental-u-s-gets-broadband

https://www.newamerica.org/oti/blog/solving-the-broadband-crisis-in-native-nations/

Hopi Tribe case study

Key Themes: Roadblocks - Reliance - Marketing

Issues: Low Income 

Strategies: Government  involvement

Forms of Access: Tribe owned telecommunications - everyone - household

Reference:  https://www.indianz.com/News/2019/05/09/cronkite-news-indian-country-falling-beh.asp

Yavapai Prescott Indian Tribe case study

Key Themes: Empathy - Marketing - Economy

Issues: employment - advertisement

Strategies: information sharing 

Forms of Access: community

Reference: https://business.sparklight.com/sites/default/files/media-assets/COB%20Yavapai%20Case%20Study%20v1.pdf

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Yurok Reservation