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Column: Water rights settlement a 'milestone' for Navajo Nation (12/14)
"President Barack Obama, speaking last week at a White House signing ceremony for Indian water rights settlement legislation, said the bill would provide "permanent access to secure water supplies year-round" for seven Native American communities around the West. One of...

Cedric Black Eagle: Water settlement is 'historic' for Crow Tribe (12/13)
"I have been involved in the Crow Water Rights Settlement Act from the time of its inception, when the tribe began negotiations with the state of Montana, resulting in the Crow Tribe – State of Montana Water Rights Compact, ratified...

Crow Tribe to celebrate settlement of water rights at NMAI in DC (12/10)
The Crow Tribe of Montana will hold a celebration at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., next week. The tribe is celebrating the approval of its $460 million water rights settlement. President Barack Obama signed the...

Pueblo water settlements become law after decades of litigation (12/09)
President Barack Obama signed H.R.4783, the Claims Resolution Act of 2010, into law on Wednesday, ending decades of litigation over tribal water rights in northern New Mexico. The bill includes two water rights settlements. One is for Taos Pueblo and...

Sen. Baucus press release on Cobell and Crow water rights settlements (12/09)
The following is a press release from Sen. Max Baucus (D-Montana). Montana’s senior U.S. Senator Max Baucus joined Elouise Cobell, Chairman Cedric Black Eagle of the Crow Tribe and President Obama today for the signing of his legislation to finalize...

Pueblo tribes in New Mexico win approval for water settlements (12/01)
Five Pueblo tribes in New Mexico won approval of the water rights settlements with the passage of H.R.4783, the Claims Settlement Act of 2010. The bill settles the water rights of Taos Pueblo. It provides $66 million in immediate funding...

Ken Salazar: Settlements fulfilling our promise in Indian Country (12/01)
"Two years ago, President Barack Obama vowed that this administration would work with Native Americans to empower tribal governments, fulfill our trust responsibilities to tribal members and help tribal leaders build safer, stronger, healthier and more prosperous communities. Today we...

House passes package with Cobell and tribal water settlements (11/30)
After two hours of debate, the House today voted to pass H.R.4783, the Claims Settlement Act of 2010. The tally was 256 to 152. A handful of Republicans voted to join an overwhelming number of Democrats to support the bill,...

David Hayes: Settlements honor our pledges to First Americans (11/30)
"This month we took a giant step toward fulfilling that promise. On Nov. 19, the Senate approved five major settlements for Indian country that are nothing short of historic. It is my hope that the House moves quickly to do...

Editorial: Indians in Montana benefit from claims settlement bill (11/29)
"The U.S. Senate took Montanans by surprise by unanimously approving legislation on Nov. 19 to address historic government mismanagement claims by American Indians and water rights on the Crow Indian Reservation. The state of Montana and the Crow Tribe negotiated...

Senate passes water rights settlements for tribes in three states (11/22)
The Senate approved water rights settlements for tribes in three states on Friday. S.4783, the Claims Settlement Act of 2010, includes settlements for the White Mountain Apache Tribe of Arizona, the Crow Tribe of Montana, Taos Pueblo in New Mexico...

House subcommittee holds hearing on two tribal water measures (09/17)
The House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Water and Power, held a hearing on Thursday on two tribal water bills. H.R. 3061, the Pine River Indian Irrigation Project Act, addresses an irrigation system on the Southern Ute Reservation in Colorado....

Ute Mountain Ute Tribe uses stimulus fund to build lake fence (06/22)
The Weeminuche Construction Authority, a business owned by the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe of Colorado, is using $442,000 in stimulus funds to build a fence around Lake Nighthorse. The fence is needed to protect the lake from trespassing and unwanted...

Opinion: Thieves and saviors in water rights settlements (05/10)
"Since the Native American Rights Fund and Western Governors Association convinced Congress back in the late 1980s to encourage and fund tribal water rights settlement efforts, dozens of settlement deals have been inked by tribes, states and non-Indian water users,...

Crow Chairman: Water settlement in tribe's best interests (04/02)
"I was troubled to read a March 27 guest opinion by congressional candidate A.J. Otjen. The tribe does not appreciate when a political candidate declares on her own what is in the Crow Tribe’s best interests for her own political...

House backs three Indian water settlement measures (01/22)
The House voted largely along party lines to pass three Indian water settlement bills on Thursday. H.R.3254, the Taos Pueblo Indian Water Rights Settlement Act, affecting Taos Pueblo of New Mexico, passed by a 254 to 158 vote. Only 14...

House due to consider three Indian water rights bills (01/21)
The House is due to consider three Indian water rights bills today. The bills are: • H.R.1065, the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act, affecting the White Mountain Apache Tribe of Arizona.• H.R.3254, the Taos Pueblo Indian Water...

Poll shows lack of support for Pueblo deal (10/08)
A poll commissioned by Santa Fe County, New Mexico, found little support for a Pueblo water rights settlement. According to Research and Polling, Inc., 59 percent of non-Indian residents have negative feelings about the deal. Only 8 percent reported positive...

Editorial: Much work left on Navajo water rights (06/10)
"Officials from all levels of government celebrated last week when President Obama signed an omnibus bill into law to quench the Four Corners' thirst. The bill appropriates money to bring running water to 80,000 Navajos in between Shiprock and Gallup...