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Native American reservation lands

United States v. Pend Oreille County Pub. Util. Dist. No. 1

The court affirms a district court's award of trespass damages to the Kalispel Tribe under the Federal Power Act (FPA) for the flooding of tribal lands by an electric utility's construction and operation of the Box Canyon dam in...

United States v. Pend Oreille County Pub. Util. Dist. No. 1

The court holds that the "most profitable use of land" is the proper measure of damages owed a Native American tribe for trespass to its lands caused by a hydroelectric dam operator's flooding of part of the Kalispel Indian Reservation...