The article is an in-depth exploration of the impacts of an Indian tribe's decision to pursue an environmentally destructive form of economic development. The history of Navajo Nation's coal leasing provides the background for the tribe's recent proposal to build a coal-fired power plant and the controversies surrounding the proposal and the environmental review process.
Rosser, Ezra, "Ahistorical Indians and Reservation Resources" (2010). Articles in Law Reviews & Other Academic Journals. 460.