[Vision2020] As evidenced by the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), the U.S. government is in violation of . . .

g crabtree direoutcome at gmail.com
Wed Jan 25 10:40:41 PST 2017

This would be of some minor interest if the pipeline did actually cross
over some portion of the standing rock reservation. Not that it would
matter since compensated easements are covered in the treaty and are the
same as those utilized when the pipeline DID cross over the fort berthold
reservation with tribal consent. (approved by a 5-0 vote with 2 abstentions
on 12-02-2015)

facts, they're pesky things


On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 9:06 AM, Moscow Cares <moscowcares at moscow.com>

> . . . *Article 2 of the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868*
> http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/resources/archives/four/ftlaram.htm
> The United States agrees that the following district of country, to wit,
> viz: commencing on the east bank of the Missouri river where the 46th
> parallel of north latitude crosses the same, thence along low-water mark
> down said east bank to a point opposite where the northern line of the
> State of Nebraska strikes the river, thence west across said river, and
> along the northern line of Nebraska to the 104th degree of longitude west
> from Greenwich, thence north on said meridian to a point where the 46th
> parallel of north latitude intercepts the same, thence due east along said
> parallel to the place of beginning; and in addition thereto, all existing
> reservations of the east back of said river, shall be and the same is, set
> apart for the absolute and undisturbed use and occupation of the Indians
> herein named, and for such other friendly tribes or individual Indians as
> from time to time they may be willing, with the consent of the United
> States, to admit amongst them; and the United States now solemnly agrees
> that no persons, except those herein designated and authorized so to do,
> and except such officers, agents, and employees of the government as may be
> authorized to enter upon Indian reservations in discharge of duties
> enjoined by law, shall ever be permitted to pass over, settle upon, or
> reside in the territory described in this article, or in such territory as
> may be added to this reservation for the use of said Indians, and
> henceforth they will and do hereby relinquish all claims or right in and to
> any portion of the United States or Territories, except such as is embraced
> within the limits aforesaid, and except as hereinafter provided."
> --------------------------------
> What is the Dakota Nation to do?  Build a wall?
> Seeya at the protests, Moscow, because . . .
> "Moscow Cares"
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> Tom Hansen
> Moscow, Idaho
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