Monte Mills, New Approaches to Energy Development in Indian Country: The Trust Relationship and Tribal Self-Determination at (Yet Another) Crossroads, 63 Fed. Law. 50 (2016), https://digitalcommons.law.uw.edu/faculty-articles/843
Federal Indian law, energy development, natural resources
Energy development in Indian country exists at the crossroads of tribal self-determination and the federal government's trust responsibility. This article reviews the foundations of this crossroads, describes recent developments, and analyzes pending proposals that may enhance both tribal sovereignty and energy development in Indian country.