*Basic Federal Indian Law – from Treaties to current judicial trends, the basic underpinnings and history of the laws governing Tribes and Reservations.
*Inherent Authority of Tribes as sovereign governments and its limits, including the judicial trends of the last couple decades often narrowing that authority.
*Delegation of regulatory authority by Congress and the EPA to Tribes for implementation of federal environmental laws, including the process, and pitfalls, of such delegation.
*Regulation of water quality on Reservation and how various section of the Clean Water Act apply.
*Air quality Monitoring and Protection from emission sources on and near affected Reservations.
*Tribal Programs for Hazardous waste management and cleanup, Brownfields redevelopment and spill response.
*Environmental Review under Federal NEPA, Tribal TEPAs and the role of the Endangered Species Act.
*Land Use planning and permitting on Reservations and its intersection with environmental regulation and jurisdiction.
*Tribal Water Rights
* Tribal Treaty Fishing and Hunting