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Standoff at Oceti Sakowin Camp: Police Arresting Journalists


February 24, 2017

CANNON BALL, NORTH DAKOTA — With snow falling near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, estimates ranged from 75 to 150 water protectors who remained at the Oceti Sakowin encampment just prior to the 2:00 p.m.- Central Time evacuation deadline on Wednesday, February 22, 2017.

Some people are refusing to leave the encampment. Tipis, yurt and temporary wooden structures still remain. Law enforcement have stated that people who refuse to leave will be arrested and items left behind will be bulldozed.


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