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  • Lakota Lead the Fight Against the Dakota Access Pipeline

    By Jason Coppola, Truthout | Report

    Natives and non-natives have joined together for a five-hundred-mile-long relay race to deliver a petition to the Corps who are expected to soon decide on a permit for the pipeline's construction. (Photo: Jason Coppola)Natives and non-Natives have joined together for a 500-mile-long relay race to deliver a petition to the Army Corps of Engineers in Omaha, Nebraska, which is expected to soon decide on a permit for the pipeline's construction. (Photo: Jason Coppola)

    Indigenous peoples once again find themselves on the front lines of the battle against the fossil fuel industry. Members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe are escalating the fight against a pipeline that could contaminate one of the largest aquifers in the world.

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