Tribe Applauds Settlement of Lawsuit

Channel of Wind River to be Restored to Northern Arapaho Ben Neary Associated Press The Northern Arapaho Tribe is applauding a legal settlement that calls for a Fremont County irrigation district and its former manager to restore the channel of the Wind River west of Riverton. U.S. District Judge Alan B. Johnson of Cheyenne this […]

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Beating the Bureaucracy: Licensing Land Use Empowers Tribes

For decades, Tribes either have been required to use, or have acquiesced to, a system of “rights of way” to allow access across tribal lands held in trust by the United States and to “leases” for other uses of those lands. After Congress amended 25 U.S.C. §81, Tribes became entitled to issue licenses under a tribal permit system […]

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