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Tag Archives: Tribal Sovereignity

Quotation

We are outraged by the lack of intergovernmental cooperation.. We are a sovereign nation and we are not being treated as such. We will close our reservation borders to Keystone XL. Authorizing Keystone XL is an act of war against our people.

— Rosebud Sioux Tribe President Cyril Scott, condemning the U.S. House’s vote to authorize construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.