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The Colorado River in the upper River Basin is pictured Friday, May 29, 2021, in Lees Ferry, Ariz. Included in the infrastructure deal that became law last month is $2.5 billion for Native American water rights settlements, which quantify individual tribes’ claims to water and identify infrastructure projects to help deliver it to residents. On the Navajo Nation, the largest reservation in the U.S., the money could fund a settlement reached in 2020 over water in the upper Colorado River basin. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

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Low water levels at Wahweap Bay at Lake Powell along the Upper Colorado River Basin are shown Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at the Utah and Arizona border at Wahweap, Ariz. Included in the infrastructure deal that became law last month is $2.5 billion for Native American water rights settlements, which quantify individual tribes’ claims to water and identify infrastructure projects to help deliver it to residents. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

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FILE - A pair of horses graze in a meadow near Hawley Lake on the White Mountain Apache Reservation near Pinetop, Ariz., on June 5, 2003. Included in the infrastructure deal that became law last month is $2.5 billion for Native American water rights settlements. The agreements quantify individual tribes' claims to water and identify infrastructure projects to help deliver the water to residents. (AP Photo/Tom Hood, File)

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FILE - In this April 30, 2020, file photo, a sign marks Navajo Drive as Sentinel Mesa, homes and other structures in Oljato-Monument Valley, Utah on the Navajo Reservation, stand in the distance. Included in the infrastructure deal that became law last month is $2.5 billion for Native American water rights settlements. The agreements quantify individual tribes' claims to water and identify infrastructure projects to help deliver the water to residents. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

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FILE - White Mountain Apache Tribal Chairman Ronnie Lupe leads an opening prayer during Indian Nations and Tribes Legislation Day at the Arizona Senate chamber on Jan. 16, 2007, in Phoenix. Included in the infrastructure deal that became law last month is $2.5 billion for Native American water rights settlements. The agreements quantify individual tribes' claims to water and identify infrastructure projects to help deliver the water to residents. For many tribes including the White Mountain Apache, the money couldn't come sooner. The $2.5 billion is part of roughly $11 billion headed to tribal lands for other infrastructure needs including broadband coverage, roads and more. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

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FILE - Native American Indians including Noel Altaha, left, of White Mountain Apache tribe, join Apache Stronghold activists in a rally to save Oak Flat, land near Superior, Ariz., sacred to Western Apache tribes, in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, on July 22, 2015. Included in the infrastructure deal that became law last month is $2.5 billion for Native American water rights settlements. The agreements quantify individual tribes' claims to water and identify infrastructure projects to help deliver the water to residents. For many tribes including the White Mountain Apache, the money couldn't come sooner. The $2.5 billion is part of roughly $11 billion headed to tribal lands for other infrastructure needs including broadband coverage, roads and more. (AP Photo/Molly Riley,File)