Indian Reserved Water Rights Claims Symposium

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


Save the date for the August 24-25, 2021, symposium (hosted virtually).

Flyer for the 2021 water symposiumNARF and the WSWC will cosponsor a symposium on the settlement of Indian reserved water rights claims on August 24-25, 2021. A number of topics will be addressed by experts and participants regarding completed and ongoing negotiated settlements.

Due to COVID19 travel restrictions and concerns, the symposium will be hosted virtually. Our abbreviated agenda will include presenters who have been involved in negotiated settlements representing tribal, state, local, and federal governments, interest groups, congressional staff, and others.

Continuing Legal Education Credit will be available for lawyers who attend.

Check back here for more information as it becomes available.

Sponsors are welcome and encouraged to contact Tony Willardson, WSWC Executive Director.


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



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