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California Natural Resources Agency Tribal Consultation Policy
California Natural Resources Agency Tribal Consultation PolicyCalifornia Natural Resources Agency | November 20, 2012...Summary
California Native American Tribes and tribal communities have sovereign authority over their members and territory and a unique relationship with California's resources. All...
Case Studies in Tribal Water Quality Standards Programs: The Hoopa Valley Tribe$0.00
Case Studies in Tribal Water Quality Standards Programs: The Hoopa Valley TribeU.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) | July 24, 2006...Summary
The Hoopa Valley Tribe has lived in its valley for over 10,000 years and has always depended on the migration and spawning runs...
Culture Card: A Guide to Build Cultural Awareness of American Indian and Alaska Native$0.00
Culture Card: A Guide to Build Cultural Awareness of American Indian and Alaska NativeU.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) | April 18, 2009...Summary
The purpose of this guide is to provide basic information for Federal disaster responders and other service providers who may be deployed or...
Early California Laws and Policies Relating to California Indians$0.00
Early California Laws and Policies Relating to California IndiansCalifornia Research Bureau | September 1, 2002...Summary
Did the State of California enact laws that prohibited California Indians from practicing their religion, speaking their languages or practicing traditional ceremonies and...
Federal Reserved Water Rights and Groundwater: Quantity, Quality, and Pore Space
Federal Reserved Water Rights and Groundwater: Quantity, Quality, and Pore SpaceCongressional Research Service, Library of Congress | February 8, 2018...Summary
Tribal rights to groundwater have not been legally established to the same extent as rights to other natural resources (e.g., surface water, timber, minerals)....
Guidance Document for the Sustainable Management of Groundwater Engagement with Tribal Governments June 2017 (Draft)$0.00
Guidance Document for the Sustainable Management of Groundwater Engagement with Tribal Governments June 2017 (Draft)California Department of Water Resources (DWR) | June 1, 2017...Summary
The objective of this guidance document is to convey information, as provided by California’s Tribal governments, by which local agencies can engage Tribal...
Improving and Sustaining BLM-Tribal Relations (Handbook 1780-1)
Improving and Sustaining BLM-Tribal Relations (Handbook 1780-1)Bureau of Land Management (BLM) | December 15, 2016...Summary
Manual Section 1780 (MS-1780) and Handbook 1780-1 (H-1780-1) are being released simultaneously . H-1780-1 , I mproving and Sustaining BLM- Tribal Relations, replaces...
Indian Nations in the US$0.00
Indian Nations in the USNational Congress of American Indians | November 11, 2003...Summary
Table of Contents: Understanding Contemporary Tribal Government Brief History of Federal Indian Policy Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Indian Nations Tribal Sovereignty...
Indian Reserved Water Rights Under the Winters Doctrine: An Overview$0.00
Indian Reserved Water Rights Under the Winters Doctrine: An OverviewCongressional Research Service | June 8, 2011...Summary
Although the federal government has authority to regulate water, it typically defers to the states to allocate water resources within the state. The...
Indian Water Rights Settlements$0.00
Indian Water Rights SettlementsCongressional Research Service | March 27, 2017...Summary
In the second half of the 19th century, the federal government pursued a policy of confining Indian tribes to reservations. These reservations were...