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Quileute Tribe negotiates for new piece of land

The Quileute Tribe of Washington and the National Park Service continue to negotiate a potential land swap.

The tribe desperately needs land that is suitable for housing and other development. Discussions center on a possible 247-acre swap in Olympic National Park.

A new piece of land is crucial because the tribe is in a flood and tsunami zone. Flanked by the Pacific Ocean and the Olympic park, the tribe has few options as its seeks to secure its future.

Get the Story:
Park, tribe seek to end 50-year-old land dispute (The Peninsula Daily News 8/21)

Relevant Links:
Quileute Tribe, National Resources -
Olympic National Park -

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