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Main Title Declaration of Indian Rights to the Natural Resources in the Northern Great Plains.
CORP Author Northern Great Plains Resource Program, Denver, Colo.;Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.;Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C.
Year Published 1974
Report Number NGPRP/CD-74/800;
Stock Number PB-244 845
Additional Subjects Water rights ; American Indians ; Great Plains Region(United States) ; Natural resources ; Ownership ; Streams ; Documentation ; Legal opinions ; Regional planning ; Land economics ; Coal mining ; Water supply ; Environmental issues ; Social effect ; Methodology ; Montana ; Nebraska ; North Dakota ; South Dakota ; Wyoming ; Criteria ; Indian reservations
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NTIS  PB-244 845 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
Collation 31p
Abstract
A declaration by American Indians is presented of Indian rights to natural resources, with emphasis on water, in the states of Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming. It is a consensus declaration of the 27 tribes located in these states. It declares that '...the American Indian tribes of the Northern Great Plains have the prior and paramount right to the waters of all rivers, streams, or other bodies of water, including all tributaries thereto, which flow through, arise upon, underline or border upon their reservations.' It is supported with legal citations and pertinent sections in the United States Constitution. The report also describes the principle that should be used in the planning and development of their natural resources those promulgated by the United States Water Resources Council and published in the Federal Register, September 10, l973.