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Coping with Climate Change: Washington's Tribes

LIMITED LAND

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THE WOLF PACKANCIENT TRADITIONSLIMITED LANDAN IDYLLIC PLACEFISHING FOR SMELTSSTRANGE WATERSSHIFTING SEA MAMMALSANCIENT HOMELANDSFIRST FOODSSALMON CERMONIESGIVING THANKSFEEDING A COMMUNITYINTERTWINED FATESCRITICAL HABITATSRIGHT TO FISHDEFENDING TREATY RIGHTS THE NEXT GENERATION

LIMITED LAND

The Quileute tribe's reservation in La Push, Wash., is just one square mile, bordered by the Pacific Ocean on one side and Olympic National Park on the other. To help move the tribe out of the coastal flood zone, Congress passed legislation in February that shifts the boundary of the park and allocates 785 acres of higher ground for safe development to the Quileute people.

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