1)The pipeline was moved once. When Bismarck ND residents complained it would be too close to their water supply. It was moved away from their water supply and directly under the Standing Rock water supply.
2)The lake Oahe was flooded when the army Corp of engineers built the Oahe Dam. 200,000 acres were lost of tribal territory underwater. The very territory they are trying to put the pipeline under now. Sovereign native territory!
3)Ft Laramie treaty was found by the supreme court in 1980 to be:
a.Still in force and enforceable
b.To have been violated time and time again including the flooding and forced relocation of the Lake Oahe area.
4)The Lakota and Dakota were offered more than a billion dollars compensation which was refused to maintain land rights and claims to land under the Ft Laramie treaty instead.
5)This has nothing to…
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