Indian Reserved Water Rights Claims Symposium

Since 1991, the Native American Rights Fund and the Western States Water Council have sponsored a biennial symposium to discuss the settlement of Indian reserved water rights claims.

 The next scheduled symposium will be in 2015.  Check back for details about this event.

The primary symposium format consists of panel discussions with presenters who have been involved in negotiated settlements representing tribal, state, local, and federal governments; interest groups; congressional staff; and others. The symposium schedule provides opportunities for informal interchange and cultural enlightenment. Participant feedback from the symposium has been very positive.

Materials from past conferences are available on the website of the National Indian Law Library.

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