Duwamish Tribe reclaims cultural heritage

The Duwamish Tribe of Washington is moving forward with plans to build a longhouse after acquiring its first piece of property in 150 years.

About $500,000 is needed to complete the project. But the tribe is getting help from its neighbors and young tribal members interested in preserving their cultural heritage.

The tribe is not federally recognized. The Bush administration rescinded a decision in favor of the tribe that was made in the final days of the Clinton administration.

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