Police from 5 States Escalate Violence, Shoot Horses to Clear 1851 Treaty Camp

Corporations using Law Enforcement paid for by our Tax Dollars to corruptly defend toxic corporations, not the people, animals and the land

Straight from the Horse's Heart

Source: SacredStoneCamp.org

“One rider was reportedly hit with up to four rubber bullets his horse was reported to be hit in the legs by live rounds. Another horse was shot and did not survive.”

Photo by Jonathon Klett Photo by Jonathon Klett

Cannonball, ND – Over 300 police officers in riot gear, 8 ATVs, 5 armored vehicles, 2 helicopters, and numerous military-grade humvees showed up north of the newly formed frontline camp just east of Highway 1806.  The 1851 Treaty Camp was set up this past Sunday directly in the path of the pipeline, on land recently purchased by DAPL.  Today this camp, a reclamation of unceded Dakota territory affirmed as part of the Standing Rock Reservation in the Ft. Laramie Treaty of 1851, was violently cleared.  Both blockades established this past weekend to enable that occupation were also cleared.

In addition to pepper spray and percussion grenades, shotguns were fired into the crowd…

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