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

Police remove last Standing Rock protesters in military-style takeover


February 27, 2017

Dozens of national guard and law enforcement officers marched into the Dakota Access pipeline protest encampment on Thursday in a military-style takeover, one day after a deadline for the camp’s eviction.

The armed occupation of the largely abandoned plain brought an anticlimactic and forlorn end to the sprawling Oceti Sakowin camp, which had been home to thousands of indigenous and environmental activists since last August.


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