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Chief Baker issues statement on Standing Rock ruling
by via Cherokee Nation
TAHLEQUAH, Okla., September 9, 2016 — Late Friday afternoon, a federal judge denied the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s motion to stop the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota. Just minutes later, the U.S. Department of Justice, Department of the Army and Department of the Interior issued a joint statement announcing a temporary halt to work on the pipeline.
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