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Tensions rise in Standing Rock as eviction date nears

Dennis Ward
APTN National News
People near Standing Rock Sioux territory have less than 24 hours to leave the Oceti Sakowin camp that was the hub of the protest against the Dakota Access pipeline project.

The deadline is set for Wednesday.

It’s not clear whether the Morton County Sheriff’s department will forcibly remove the people still at the camp.

But if past practice is any indication, things could get tense on Wednesday.

dward@aptn.ca

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One Response to “Tensions rise in Standing Rock as eviction date nears”

  1. happy_eight@yahoo.ca'
    Sandra February 23, 2017 at 2:32 am #

    Very sad that the government and big oil is still taking from the Aboriginal