Native Youth Finish 250-Mile “Paddle to Protect” to Oppose Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline

HeadlineSep 05, 2017
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And in Minnesota, a group of Native American youth have finished a three-week-long, 250-mile canoe voyage across northern Minnesota to highlight the ecological threat posed by Enbridge’s proposed Line 3 tar sands pipeline. The proposed line would carry tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada, to a terminal in Superior, Wisconsin. Opponents say the pipeline would cross through Minnesota’s lakes, wild rice region and the territory covered by the 1855 Ojibwe treaty.

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