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Tribes eye Wilsonville site

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Tuesday, September 22, 2009

385 acres near Wilsonville are being considered by the Klamath Tribes for future development, which could include manufacturing or retail and create jobs.

"Those Klamath peoples who live in the Willamette Valley today have just as much a right as anyone else to a sustainable livelihood and a sustainable homeland," Chairman Joseph Kirk wrote in a letter to tribal members.

The proposal, which could face years of administrative scrutiny and possible court challenges, already is drawing withering blasts from other Oregon tribes.

Read the full story at OregonLive.com.

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