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Pope Francis Weighs in on Dakota Access: Native People Have Rights Over Their Lands

Newsmax Wednesday, 15 February 2017
Pope Francis insisted Wednesday that indigenous groups must give prior consent to any economic activity affecting their ancestral lands, a view that conflicts with the Trump administration, which is pushing to build a $3.8 billion oil pipeline over opposition from American...
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News video: Pope Seems To Support Dakota Access Tribes

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On Wednesday Pope Francis appeared to back Native Americans seeking to halt part of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The Pope said indigenous cultures have a right to defend "their ancestral relationship to the earth". The Latin American pope has often strongly defended indigenous rights since his...

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