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Native Sun News Today: Standing Rock youth are a big hit in D.C.

WASHINGTON - In the beginning of 2016, thousands of people from all over the world stormed the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota to participate in protests against the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline.

Many people on the reservation feared that the pipeline and its intended crossing of the Missouri River posed a threat to the region’s clean water and sacred sites. And while it seemed the whole world was rushing to support the tribe or perhaps get a selfie while chained to a bulldozer, life went on as usual at Standing Rock.


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