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Loop 101 101: How one man stalled the freeway for 8 years and changed a tribe forever

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Loop 101By Ken Lynch | The Arizona Report

In the early 1980’s the eastern leg of the Loop 101 Pima Freeway finally seemed about to happen. The money was there, the project was prioritized, and everyone knew it would run down Pima Road.  But there was one teensy little hitch in the form of the Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community, 8,000 “mostly impoverished” (according to the Arizona Republic) people, led by their heretofore unknown President, Gerald Anton.

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