Kandi Mossett, an activist who grew up on a reservation in North Dakota and has been fighting the Dakota Access pipeline there, told Rewire, “We don’t need a report to tell us what we have known for decades. We’ve been talking about it long before these reports. If you want to know the truth, ask us.”
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