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Dakota Access Pipeline prompts local journey to North Dakota

 

Amanda Tafolla-Sutton / Sun-Telegraph

Rebecca Faustino and her mother Jennifer Fischer gather donated items to pack into thier vehicles to take to the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota.

It was a Lakota prophecy that prompted Sidney's Rebecca Faustino to travel to the Sacred Stone Camp and stand with the people who have gathered against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) in North Dakota.

"For Lakota people there is a prophecy that the seventh generation, which is my generation, will rise up and fight the black snake that envelops the country," Faustino said. "The black snake will bring an end to the human race."

There is more than prophecy, however, that has thousands of people standing together against the pipeline.The people that have gathered to stand with the Standing R...



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