Important in the case of elvers, MIA, as ratified by MICSA, applied
Following the passage of MICSA, several disputes have arisen over
In some ways, MICSA was a bad deal for the natives.
MICSA was that when a Supreme Court ruling (198) and an act of Congress
excluded because MICSA specifically gave the State the ability to
Thus, Maine's natives have come to see MICSA as standing in the way
(203) After finding that MIA and MICSA were both "silent on the
victory against MICSA and in the process has created renewed tensions
sovereignty rights did in fact survive MICSA. (211) The EPA found that
one of the purposes of MICSA was "to provide a land base on which
This understanding of MICSA could have important implications that
preserve their culture is not a stretch under a broad reading of MICSA.