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Framework For Evaluation Of Tribal Water Settlements, Barbara Cosens Oct 2003

Framework For Evaluation Of Tribal Water Settlements, Barbara Cosens

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Filling In The Blank Spots On Powell's And Stegner's Maps: The Role Of Modern Indian Tribes In Western Watersheds, Charles Wilkinson Jan 2003

Filling In The Blank Spots On Powell's And Stegner's Maps: The Role Of Modern Indian Tribes In Western Watersheds, Charles Wilkinson

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Water Management In The United States And The Fate Of The Colorado River Delta In Mexico, David H. Getches Jan 2003

Water Management In The United States And The Fate Of The Colorado River Delta In Mexico, David H. Getches

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Farmers, Fish, Tribal Power And Poker: Reallocating Water In The Truckee River Basin, Nevada And California, Barbara Cosens Jan 2003

Farmers, Fish, Tribal Power And Poker: Reallocating Water In The Truckee River Basin, Nevada And California, Barbara Cosens

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Sacred Sites And Religious Freedom On Government Land, Richard B. Collins Jan 2003

Sacred Sites And Religious Freedom On Government Land, Richard B. Collins

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In The Absence Of Title: Responding To Federal Ownership In Sacred Sites Cases, Kristen A. Carpenter Jan 2003

In The Absence Of Title: Responding To Federal Ownership In Sacred Sites Cases, Kristen A. Carpenter

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This paper examines the challenge of protecting American Indian sacred sites located on federal public lands. Many have addressed this issue in the religious freedoms context, but I believe the problem is just as much about property law. The Supreme Court's decision in Lyng v. Northwest Indian Cemetery Protective Association, for example, would appear to suggest that federal ownership of certain sacred sites trumps tribal free exercise clause claims regarding those sites. This holding corresponds with a classic model in which "[p]roperty is about rights over things and the people who have those rights are called owners." However ...


Western Justice, Richard B. Collins Jan 2003

Western Justice, Richard B. Collins

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