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The Standing Rock Sioux Indians: An Inconvenience For Black Gold, Alina Yohannan Jan 2016

The Standing Rock Sioux Indians: An Inconvenience For Black Gold, Alina Yohannan

University of Baltimore Journal of Land and Development

The issue of the Native American (“Indian”) tribes’ rights to their lands started with the application of the European doctrine of discovery, continued with series of wars and population decimations, and finished with broken treaties and territorial occupations. After centuries of struggle for land and sovereignty, Indians still fight for their rights to the North American territories.

The lawsuit brought by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (“the Corps”) is the latest and most publicized in recent years. The Tribe’s main concerns are the passing of a major crude-oil pipeline (Dakota Access ...


The Native American Graves Protection And Repatriation Act: The Death Knell For Scientific Study?, Renee M. Kosslak Jan 1999

The Native American Graves Protection And Repatriation Act: The Death Knell For Scientific Study?, Renee M. Kosslak

American Indian Law Review

No abstract provided.


A Comparison: Lessons From The Columbia Basin And The Upper Colorado Basin Fish Recovery Efforts, Mary Christina Wood Jun 1996

A Comparison: Lessons From The Columbia Basin And The Upper Colorado Basin Fish Recovery Efforts, Mary Christina Wood

Biodiversity Protection: Implementation and Reform of the Endangered Species Act (Summer Conference, June 9-12)

47 pages.

Contains 5 pages of references.


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

Articles

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 ...


Financing Water Projects: Where Do We Go From Here?, Henry P. Caulfield, Jr. Jun 1985

Financing Water Projects: Where Do We Go From Here?, Henry P. Caulfield, Jr.

Western Water Law in Transition (Summer Conference, June 3-5)

16 pages.


Assiniboine And Sioux Tribes Of The Fort Peck Indian Reservation Compact, Assiniboine And Sioux Tribes Of The Fort Peck Indian Reservation, Mt May 1985

Assiniboine And Sioux Tribes Of The Fort Peck Indian Reservation Compact, Assiniboine And Sioux Tribes Of The Fort Peck Indian Reservation, Mt

Native American Water Rights Settlement Project

State Legislation: Fort Peck - Montana Compact (1985) Parties: The Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation and Montana: The Tribes have the right to divert annually from the Missouri River, certain of its tributaries, and groundwater beneath the Reservation the lesser of (i) 1,050,472 acre-feet of water, or (ii) the quantity of water necessary to supply a consumptive use of 525,236 acre-feet per year for the uses and purposes set forth in this Compact with a priority date of May 1, 1888, provided that no more than 950,000 acre-feet of water, or the ...


Panel: Section 404 Of The Clean Water Act And Section 7 Of The Endangered Species Act: Potential Impacts On Water Supplies [Supplemental Materials], Wendy C. Weiss Jun 1984

Panel: Section 404 Of The Clean Water Act And Section 7 Of The Endangered Species Act: Potential Impacts On Water Supplies [Supplemental Materials], Wendy C. Weiss

The Federal Impact on State Water Rights (Summer Conference, June 11-13)

57 pages.

Supplemental materials. Includes text of Riverside Irrigation District v. Andrews, 568 F.Supp 563 and Opening Brief of Plaintiff-Intervenor-Appellants in Riverside Irrigation District v. Andrews, Cases No. 83-2114, 83-2115, 83-2119, 83-2230, April 3, 1984.


Developments In Federal Water Policies And Programs, Harold W. Furman Ii Jun 1984

Developments In Federal Water Policies And Programs, Harold W. Furman Ii

The Federal Impact on State Water Rights (Summer Conference, June 11-13)

14 pages.


Negotiation As A Means Of Quantifying Indian Water Rights, Joseph R. Membrino Jun 1984

Negotiation As A Means Of Quantifying Indian Water Rights, Joseph R. Membrino

The Federal Impact on State Water Rights (Summer Conference, June 11-13)

88 pages.

Contains attachments.


Pure Water, Pure Law, And Pure Nonsense: Outline, Charles E. Corker Jun 1981

Pure Water, Pure Law, And Pure Nonsense: Outline, Charles E. Corker

Water Resources Allocation: Laws and Emerging Issues: A Short Course (Summer Conference, June 8-11)

24 pages.


Federal Regulation Of Appropriations Of Water In The Name Of Protecting Water Quality, David L. Harrison Jun 1981

Federal Regulation Of Appropriations Of Water In The Name Of Protecting Water Quality, David L. Harrison

Water Resources Allocation: Laws and Emerging Issues: A Short Course (Summer Conference, June 8-11)

9 pages.


The Four Corners Power Complex: Pollution On The Reservation, Laurence A. Mchugh Jul 1972

The Four Corners Power Complex: Pollution On The Reservation, Laurence A. Mchugh

Indiana Law Journal

No abstract provided.