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USA: Anti-Keystone protesters paint Obama a clear message

United States, Washington D.C.
April 24, 2014 at 21:44 GMT +00:00 · Published

USA: Anti-Keystone protesters paint Obama a clear message

Indigenous activists and supporters painted canvases at a tipi encampment set up outside Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. in protest of the construction of the Keystone oil pipeline, Friday.

One protester said, "The significance of this is, we gonna put our fingerprints to indicate our commitment not to let the Keystone pipeline coming to the sacred lands and sacred waters in Nebraska and South Dakota, the heartland of the US. This is a message to Obama, if you approve the pipeline this not coming through this territory"

'The Obama Tipi' represents the message to the US President and aims at drawing his attention to water pollution, which they say is caused by the Keystone project. After the activists finish painting, the tipi will be handed to the Smithsonian Museum.

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USA: Anti-Keystone protesters paint Obama a clear message

Indigenous activists and supporters painted canvases at a tipi encampment set up outside Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. in protest of the construction of the Keystone oil pipeline, Friday.

One protester said, "The significance of this is, we gonna put our fingerprints to indicate our commitment not to let the Keystone pipeline coming to the sacred lands and sacred waters in Nebraska and South Dakota, the heartland of the US. This is a message to Obama, if you approve the pipeline this not coming through this territory"

'The Obama Tipi' represents the message to the US President and aims at drawing his attention to water pollution, which they say is caused by the Keystone project. After the activists finish painting, the tipi will be handed to the Smithsonian Museum.

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