• Oklahoma tribes deliver supplies to Dakota Access pipeline protesters

    By: Hector Mejia

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    TULSA, Okla. - Quick Facts:

    • Local tribes are checking in on Dakota Access pipeline protesters this week
    • Many were forcibly removed from private land Thursday
    • Officials said the protesters are in need of firewood and winter supplies

     

    Native American tribes in Green Country are checking in with their members in North Dakota Thursday following the forced removal of protesters camped on private land.

    They started protesting the controversial Dakota Access pipeline months ago.

    FOX23 learned that Cherokee Nation members were there last week to drop off truckloads of supplies.

    Officials said the Standing Rock Sioux tribe is in desperate need of firewood and winter supplies.

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