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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Standing Rock Water Protectors Arrested in Prayer and Ceremony

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Article by Brenda Norrell
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Grandmother Regina, about 80 years old, was arrested today as militarized police attacked unarmed water protectors in prayer in Standing Rock Camps.
Erick was arrested with a police rifle pointed in his face as he prayed with sage.
One relative was arrested as he prayed with the Sacred Pipe.
An Inipi was smashed by police.
About 45 water protectors, including reporters, were arrested as Oceti Sakowin and Rosebud Camps were attacked by militarized police and federal agents. Bulldozers destroyed structures.

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Translation by Anayanse Garza, thank you!


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