Nebraska, Oklahoma Tribal Leaders to Take Stand Against Keystone XL Pipeline

Published August 5, 2017

LINCOLN, NEBRASKA – The Intertribal Coalition of Nebraska, consisting of the four federally recognized Tribal Nations headquartered in Nebraska – Ponca, Santee, Winnebago and Omaha – along with the Ponca Nation of Oklahoma, are coming together August 8 in Lincoln, Nebraska, for a historic stand against the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.

On August 8, 2017, the five sovereign nations will be joining over 150 other Indigenous Nations to sign a treaty in opposition of tar sand expansion and the pipelines that carry the toxic products.

The signing will take place at the Graduate Hotel (141 N. 9th St. in Lincoln) at 11 a.m. on August 8. The chairmen of the Intertribal Coalition of Nebraska and other invited speakers will address the press and guests, followed by lunch, then a Prayer Walk to the State Capitol of Nebraska.

WHAT: Treaty signing in opposition to Keystone XL Pipeline and Prayer Walk to the State Capitol

WHEN:  11 a.m., Tuesday, August 8

WHERE:  Graduate Hotel, 141 N. 9th St., Lincoln, Nebraska 

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