Veterans celebrate Corps of Engineers’ No Easement Decision

Hundreds of veterans celebrated on Tuesday at Prairie Knights Casino Pavilion on Standing Rock Indian Reservation

Hundreds of veterans celebrated on Tuesday at Prairie Knights Casino Pavilion on Standing Rock Indian Reservation

Published December 6, 2016

CANNON BALL, NORTH DAKOTA – Veterans from across America from all branches of the United State military celebrated with water protectors on Tuesday afternoon at the Prairie Knights Casino Pavilion the decision announced Sunday that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will not grant Energy Partners an easement to complete the Dakota Access pipeline.

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The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, water protectors and thousands of American Indians celebrated Sunday’s announcement for the $3.8 billion pipeline.

Thousands of American Indians and allies have been camping at Standing Rock to oppose the pipeline that would cross treaty territory of the Sioux Nations. It began with a the Sacred Stone Camp in April with some 50 people. By mid-August thousands had come to show solidarity.

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