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Gila River tribe hasn't changed stance on freeway


The Gila River Indian Community of Arizona remains opposed to a freeway through the reservation despite a published report last week.

The Arizona Republic said the tribe was interested in talking with state and federal officials about the project. But a spokesperson said that wasn't the case.

“The community’s position with regards to the South Mountain Freeway has not changed," Alia Maisonet told The East Valley Tribune.

Maisonet said the tribe has formed a transportation team but that it has nothing to do with the freeway.

Get the Story:
Gila River tribe stands firmly against Loop 202 (The East Valley Tribune 11/18)

Relevant Links:
Gila River Indian Community - http://www.gric.nsn.us
Gila River Indian Community economic development - http://www.gilariverdevelopment.com

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