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None of the new laws coming out of congress in the 60s and 70s could stop the Tellico Dam Project. But, a different legal approach that sought to protect the religious freedom and sacred sites of the Cherokee could provide a new lifeline. In this episode, we hear from Eastern Band of Cherokee leaders about uniting with the Tellico farmers and environmental lawyers to honor the river and make one last attempt to stop the dam.
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