Since the implementation of the Act's fish protection provisions will undoubtedly affect the scope of protection provided to Indian tribes, the Act's ambiguities must be interpreted in a way that honors and preserves these reserved tribal rights. This article examines the substantial body of case law applicable to these reserved tribal rights, with particular attention to the major fish protection issues that may arise under the Act.
Allen H. Sanders,
The Northwest Power Act and Reserved Tribal Rights,
58 Wash. L. Rev.
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