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Permit Might Be Denied, But Veterans Sticking Around to Help at Standing Rock

Permit Might Be Denied, But Veterans Sticking Around to Help at Standing Rock

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown December 8th, 2016 Last Updated on: January 24th, 2017

Everyone was celebrating when the Army Corps of Engineers made the announcement that a permit for the construction of a key section of the Dakota Access Pipeline was denied. But as you know there's still work to be done at Standing Rock and Veterans are helping pitch in around the camps.

A lot of these Veterans were disturbed by images they had seen online and in news stories of how the water protectors were being treated and felt a calling to come help those on the frontlines.

SBS World News interviewed some of those veterans:




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About Toyacoyah Brown

Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.

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