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San Carlos Apache Tribal Chairman Terry Rambler said a proposed copper mine near Superior sits on sacred land to his tribe, which opposes the project as a matter of religious freedom.

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Apache official says mine threatens sacred sites

The effort to engineer a land swap for a massive copper mine has hit repeated setbacks, mostly due to the opposition of the San Carlos Apache Tribe crusading to protect land it considers sacred.


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