American Indian Tribe Calls Keystone XL Vote An ‘Act Of War’

Posted by Mike Confino, November 20, 2014

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As the U.S. Senate prepares to vote this week on a bill to force approval of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, which the House of Representatives already passed on Friday, American Indian groups who would be directly impacted by the tar sands project are converging on Washington D.C. to voice their opposition.

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe, whose territory in South Dakota lies along the proposed route of the pipeline, released a statement last week calling Congressional approval of the project an “act of war against our people.”

via American Indian Tribe Calls Keystone XL Vote An ‘Act Of War’ | ThinkProgress.

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