Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested


February 24, 2017

NEAR CANNON BALL, N.D. -- Officers in riot gear and military vehicles arrested 46 people Thursday, Feb. 23, in a sweep of the main Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp to make way for cleanup crews.

Law enforcement officials appeared relieved after the camp was officially cleared after 2 p.m., ending a monthslong occupation of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers land.


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