Heartland stands up to Keystone


Lakota members marched at the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota during the annual Liberation Day commemoration of the 1890 Wounded Knee massacre, pledging to resist the Keystone pipeline. In Nebraska, a landowners' suit against TransCanada's use of eminent domain could cause a rerouting of the northern section of the line, forcing a delay and giving opponents in both Canada and the US more time to make their case that tar-sands mining and transportation could spell environmental disaster with no major economic benefit. An unprecedented alliance of white landowners and Native American nations is coming together to protect the waters of North America's heartland. Peter Gorman reports for Fort Worth Weekly.

Photo: Victor Puertas/Deep Roots United Front via Intercontinental Cry

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