Red Warrior Camp in southern North Dakota was set up to back the Standing Rock Sioux Nation’s fight against an oil pipeline, and has swelled as thousands show up in support. (Trevor Brine/CBC)
People from across North America join fight that tribal leader says is ‘not going to end any time soon‘
By Tim Fontaine, CBC News Posted: Sep 08, 2016
Thousands of people have joined the Standing Rock Sioux Nation’s fight against construction of a contentious oil pipeline, a showdown Indigenous leaders in North Dakota warn won’t end anytime soon.
They’re opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline, a multimillion-dollar project that’s supposed to transport light sweet crude oil from the Bakken oilfield near the Canadian border to Illinois.
An area cleared for the Dakota Access Pipeline can be seen from the side of Highway 6, south of Bismarck, N.D. (Trevor Brine/CBC)
Tribal leaders and their supporters fear a…
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