water rights

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water rights

See riparian rights (surface waters, rivers, and streams) and littoral rights (oceans, lakes, and other large bodies of water).

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So, what did it really mean when an old man demonstrating for Native American rights and a young boy demonstrating against abortion encountered each other on the National Mall in Washington, D.
Only if Congress rejects funding for President Trump's wall will border residents be able to preserve their unique environments, protect landowners' property, and respect Native American rights, said Chris Rickerd, senior policy counsel at the American Civil Liberties Union.
Its combination of history, ethnography, and autobiography effortlessly coalesce to give the reader an honest and heartfelt approach to understanding Native American rights and the long history of treaties with the United States that have aided in shaping these same rights over the last few centuries.
"We had testimony that voting organizers were terrified to even assist anybody filling out their ballot," says Jacqueline De Leon, an attorney at the Native American Rights Foundation.
"This would be a death knell to us in Alaska, absolutely," said Heather Kendall-Miller, an Alaska native and an attorney with the Native American Rights Fund.
The judge participated in two cases that embodied the classic and continuing disputes over Native American rights and natural resources.
We can find an organization that helps support Native American rights, and vote for laws that don't take away or erase history.
An extensive introduction surveys the history of American political protest art, from Paul Revere to the Guerilla Girls, and gives background on the issues it has addressed, such as unions and labor, civil rights, the antiwar movement, gay rights, the womenAEs movement, and Native American rights. The introduction also explores the impact of various technology and styles in art and media, such as photography, mass media, and the emergence of political cartoons.
Using his radio experience, John fuelled the Native American rights movement on "Radio Free Alcatraz".
Robert Staffanson recounts a unique life of music and spirit, from the conductor's baton to Native American rights.
Lyons pursued a successful career in commercial art in New York City until 1970, after which he returned to the Onondaga reservation and became a leading voice for Native American rights. In 1977, Lyons was part of an historic Indigenous delegation that brought the demand for recognition of Indigenous peoples to the United Nations.
The Native American Rights Fund, on behalf of the Akiachak Native Community and other plaintiffs, successfully argued that treating Alaska tribes different from tribes in the Lower 48 violated the Indian Reorganization Act--which barred the federal government from discriminating among Native American tribes.

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