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How North Dakota pipeline battle turned into national movement

 


CANNON BALL, N.D. – The simmering showdown here between the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the company building the Dakota Access crude oil pipeline began as a legal battle.

It has turned into a movement.

Over the past few weeks, thousands of American Indians representing tribes from all over the country have traveled to this central North Dakota reservation to camp in a nearby meadow and show solidarity with a tribe they believe is once again receiving a raw deal at the hands of commercial interests and the U.S. government.

http://www.startribune.com/how-north-dakota-pipeline-battle-turned-into-national-movement/392609221/

 

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