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Home Dance, The Hopi, And Black Mesa Coal: Conquest And Endurance In The American Southwest, Charles F. Wilkinson Jan 1996

Home Dance, The Hopi, And Black Mesa Coal: Conquest And Endurance In The American Southwest, Charles F. Wilkinson

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Changing The River’S Course: Western Water Policy Reform, David H. Getches Jan 1996

Changing The River’S Course: Western Water Policy Reform, David H. Getches

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Throughout the history of the West, water law and policy have had a profound influence on the environment of the region. Power production, agricultural irrigation, and economic expansion of the Columbia River Basin have depended upon the institutions of water policy, including the prior appropriation doctrine and major water development in the form of large dams and diversions. This has rendered the river incapable of sustaining the rich salmon populations that once were the mainstay of Northwest Indian culture and supported a major fishing industry. Professor Getches concludes that traditional instruments of water policy in the West--the beneficial use requirement …


Conquering The Cultural Frontier: The New Subjectivism Of The Supreme Court In Indian Law, David H. Getches Jan 1996

Conquering The Cultural Frontier: The New Subjectivism Of The Supreme Court In Indian Law, David H. Getches

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For a century and a half, the Supreme Court was faithful to a set of foundation principles respecting Indian tribal sovereignty. Though the United States can abrogate tribal powers and rights, it can only do so by legislation. Accordingly, the Court has protected reservations as enclaves for Indian self-government, preventing states from enforcing their laws and taxes, and holding that even federal laws could not be applied to Indians without congressional permission. Recently, however, the Court has assumed the job it formerly conceded to Congress, considering and weighing cases to reach results comporting with the Justices' subjective notions of what …


The Public Lands And The National Heritage, Charles F. Wilkinson Jan 1996

The Public Lands And The National Heritage, Charles F. Wilkinson

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The Awas Tingni Petition To The Inter-American Commission On Human Rights: Indigenous Lands, Loggers, And Government Neglect In Nicaragua, S. James Anaya Jan 1996

The Awas Tingni Petition To The Inter-American Commission On Human Rights: Indigenous Lands, Loggers, And Government Neglect In Nicaragua, S. James Anaya

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