Standing rock

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This week, thousands of Native Americans, from more than a hundred tribes, have camped out on the Standing Rock Sioux reservation, which straddles the border between the Dakotas, along the Missouri River. What began as a slow trickle of people a month ago is now an increasingly angry flood. They're there to protest plans for a proposed oil pipeline that they say would contaminate the reservation's water; in fact, they're calling themselves protectors, not protesters.

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Michele Grove