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Treaty Substitutes in the Modern Era

THE POWER OF PROMISES: RETHINKING INDIAN TREATIES IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST, Alexandra Harmon, ed., University of Washington Press, 2008

19 Pages Posted: 3 Aug 2008  

Robert T. Anderson

University of Washington School of Law

Date Written: 2008

Abstract

This chapter compares two modern Indian property settlements processes - the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act and the Snake River Basin Water Rights Settlement - with the mode of agreements in the Pacific Northwest in the mid-19th Century.

Keywords: Indian, aboriginal, settlement, treaty, ANCSA, SRBA, water, McCarran Amendment, Alaska, tribe, Native

JEL Classification: N41, K19, Q25, Q22, Q28, K32, K00, K19

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Anderson, Robert T., Treaty Substitutes in the Modern Era (2008). THE POWER OF PROMISES: RETHINKING INDIAN TREATIES IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST, Alexandra Harmon, ed., University of Washington Press, 2008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1195424

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