Ute Mountain Ute http://kajx.org en Tribes in Western U.S. Use Water to Assert Sovereignty http://kajx.org/post/tribes-western-us-use-water-assert-sovereignty <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Confederated </span>Salish<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;and </span>Kootenai<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Tribes in Montana stand to become the first tribes in the country to own a major hydroelectric dam. In Colorado, tribes are managing parts of hydro projects. All are examples of tribes regaining control of resources on their land. Aspen Public Radio's Marci </span>Krivonen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.</span></p><p></p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 20:45:47 +0000 Marci Krivonen 4526 at http://kajx.org Tribes in Western U.S. Use Water to Assert Sovereignty