There is a sacred relationship between Native Americans and the environment. The importance of those sacred beliefs in water rights in the United States (US) is examined through a series of case studies. A thorough review of available literature displays a trend toward less dependence on the US for representation and a greater recognition of Native American traditions. The increased role of Native Americans in water rights quantification and resource development provides greater appreciation and understanding of their traditions and beliefs.
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Research Article| February 10 2015
The Native American voice in United States water rights
Karen R. Marsh;
Karen R. Marsh, Michael D. Smith; The Native American voice in United States water rights. Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development 1 June 2015; 5 (2): 173–182. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/washdev.2015.089
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