Discovering Peace at Standing Rock
Brian Garcia
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Yes, it’s so peaceful. Thousands camped on someone else’s private property, destroying their equipment, and cutting down all their trees to burn for firewood. Could you tell me where the property owners are supposed to send the million dollar plus bill for property damages and the cost of cleaning up all the squalor left behind by your traveling circus? I noticed in the news that the tribe has asked all non-tribe members to leave. Meanwhile, the pipeline the tribe approved thirty years ago, in exactly the same location, an easement they never once claimed encroached on their lands or violated sacred areas continues to pump product under the same lake just a few feet away from this one, just keeps pumping away. Imagine that…

BTW, great job on the photo essay.

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