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  • Judge allows tribes to challenge Corps’ Dakota Access study

    Judge allows tribes to challenge Corps’ Dakota Access study0

    BISMARCK, ND —  A federal judge is allowing four Native American tribes in the Dakotas to challenge the recent conclusion of federal officials that a Dakota Access oil pipeline spill wouldn’t unfairly affect them, further prolonging a court case that has lingered for more than two years. The Standing Rock, Cheyenne River, Yankton and Oglala

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  • Tina Fontaine’s cousin killed during botched drug debt collection: Crown

    Tina Fontaine’s cousin killed during botched drug debt collection: Crown0

    WINNIPEG — The cousin of a teenager whose death fuelled calls to stop violence against Indigenous women was herself killed in a botched attempt to collect on a drug debt, jurors at a manslaughter trial were told Monday. Jeanenne Chantel Fontaine, who was 29, was shot in March 2017 before the house she was in

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  • AFN says RCMP pipeline intervention a violation of rights

    AFN says RCMP pipeline intervention a violation of rights0

    HOUSTON, BC — The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations says the use of force against people peacefully protesting the construction of a pipeline in northern British Columbia is a violation of their human and aboriginal rights. Fourteen people have been taken into custody at a blockade southwest of Houston, B.C., where some

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