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Dakota pipeline protestors make appearance at Foster Dam

 

November 22, 2016



A small group of people gathered at the gate of Foster Dam on Tuesday, Nov. 15, to sing a sacred water song.

They were there in a show of solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux who are protesting at the proposed site of the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota.

The 1,168-mile-long crude oil pipeline would threaten the tribe’s “environmental and economic well-being, and would damage and destroy sites of great historic, religious, and cultural significance,” according to a lawsuit the tribe filed against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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