The Cultural Impact of Building an Oil Pipeline

Native Americans are standing together against the creation of an oil pipeline in North Dakota. The construction of the pipeline has already destroyed sacred ground and many believe that values the natives hold dear, such as “homeland, culture, sovereignty, and language,” are in jeopardy. This article highlights how the fight to protect natural resources goes beyond impacts on the environment.

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http://www.gonzagabulletin.com/news/article_75bce7ea-806f-11e6-9609-0f31f576f036.html

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