Reviews the key requirements of the Endangered Species Act, pertinent executive orders, and Department of the Interior Secretarial Order 3206; discusses the differences tribes can make by creating and implementing their own habitat management plants, as alternatives to designation of critical habitat on Indian lands, and by actively partnering with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Conservation Service.
Sanders, Marren. "Implementing the Federal Endangered Species Act in Indian Country: The Promise and Reality of Secretarial Order 3206." Joint Occasional Papers on Native Affairs No. 2007-01. Harvard Project for American Indian Economic Development, Native Nations Institute for Leadership, Management, and Policy, The University of Arizona. Tucson, Arizona. 2007. JOPNA.