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Lamont Lilly

  • Standing Rock stakes claim for sovereignty

    Mainstream media would have most of us believe that the current struggle at Standing Rock, North Dakota is all about clean water—that its only focus is stopping the Dakota Access Pipeline from running through Indigenous reservation land. And, yes, it is about these things. But while such a narrative may create “hot headlines,” it fails to capture the full truth and essence of what‘s really going on there.

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