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BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA – Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman Dave Archambault and North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum met Monday to begin establishing direct communication between leadership with the goal of building trust and normalizing relations between the state and tribe.
Chairman Archambault, Vice Chairman Jesse McLaughlin, Gov. Burgum and Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford spent more than two hours discussing the history of treaties and Native American policies, opportunities for collaboration and mutual interest in a peaceful resolution to the Dakota Access Pipeline situation. The leaders, who all have school-age children, also talked about their shared desire to build a better future for all.