Rebecca Tsosie

Indians & EnergySAR Press PublicationIndians & Energy: Exploitation and Opportunity in the American SouthwestThe authors consider the complex relationship between development and Indian communities in the Southwest in order to reveal how an understanding of patterns in the past can guide policies and decisions in the future.
2007, September 28–29
Energy Development in Indian CountryShort SeminarEnergy Development in Indian CountryThis seminar addressed the issue of how energy development on current Indian lands in the United States constitutes both exploitation and opportunity. A major theme discussed was tribes' demands to exercise greater sovereignty over their lands and the government's growing support of this, and how renegotiated lease agreements return greater profits to tribes. Consequences to individual health as well as the environment were also discussed.

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