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American Indian water rights and the limits of law

Burton dissects the irreconcilable conflict of interest within the Interior Department (between the Bureau of Reclamation and the Bureau of Indian Affairs). He also examines the methods of managing disputes in contemporary cases and offers original policy recommendations that include establishing an Indian Water Rights Commission to help with the paradoxical task now facing the federal government--restoring to tribes the water resources it earlier helped give away
Print Book, English, ©1991
University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, Kan., ©1991
xiii, 174 pages : map ; 24 cm.
9780700604814, 9780700606016, 0700604812, 0700606017
Reflections in a glass bead
The development of American Indian water rights
Legal issues and dispute-managing methods in contemporary water-rights conflicts
The peril and promise of negotiation: a closer look
Groundwater rights, planning, and bargaining in south-central Arizona
Conclusion: improving the prospects for negotiated settlements