Native leaders push back on anti-Pebble by Native Congress president

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The Pebble Project is nothing if not controversial. Even among Native tribes in the region where the copper and gold mining venture is being considered.

In January, several Northwest tribes signed a “Bristol Bay Proclamation” demanding that the U.S. government halt the permitting process for the Pebble Mine in Southwest Alaska.

Also signing the proclamation was Fawn Sharp,who is the president of the National Congress of American Indians.

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