Topic: Native Affairs

Native Affairs - United at Standing Rock

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The Standing Rock Sioux are trying to stop work on a proposed multibillion-dollar oil pipeline in North Dakota. The stand against the build has been ongoing for months in court and in the Standing Rock prayer camps where Native American tribes and others have gathered in unity. Amongst them is Kingi Snelgar, A young Māori lawyer, who recently graduated from Harvard and worked with the Lakota in Pine Ridge.

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