Native American Water Rights Settlement Project
 

Tribes

Ts?héstáno Northern Cheyenne Tribe

Settlement

Northern Cheyenne Indian Reserved Water Rights Settlement

Reservation

Northern Cheyenne Tribe Reservation

Reservation

Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation

State

MT

Watershed

Missouri River Basin

Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC)

Missouri River Basin

Document Type

Other

Publisher

United States

Publication Date

9-30-1992

Abstract

Federal Legislation: Northern Cheyenne Indian Reserved Water Rights Settlement Act of 1992. PL 102-374, 106 Stat. 1186. Parties: US & Northern Cheyenne Nation. The Act ratifies a Compact with MT on June 11, 1991. The Northern Cheyenne Indian Reserved Water Rights Settlement Trust Fund will be established in the US Treasury, but the Tribe shall make a $11.5 million loan available to MT to assist with the Tongue River Dam Project costs (estimated at $52.2 million). For the Tribe itself, there are authorized $7.4 million in 1995, $9 million in 1996 and $5.1 million in 1997. $3.5 million is authorized for fish and wildlife enhancement.

Comments

Federal Legislation: 9 pages.

Permanent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/1928/21830

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