After months of protests, it was announced Sunday that the Army Corps of Engineers would no longer allow the Dakota Access Pipeline to go under a river near the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe reservation in North Dakota.
Native Americans and their many supporters who had been protesting at Oceti Sakowin camp since August were seen celebrating their hard-fought victory.
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