April 21: Lakota Sioux presentation canceled

Lakota Sioux talk on Keystone XL pipeline canceled

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(Editor's note: Due to travel difficulties, the Lakota Sioux presentation scheduled Monday evening has been canceled.)

8:22 a.m., April 17, 2014--A delegation of Lakota Sioux from the Cheyenne River Tribe Reservation in South Dakota will discuss opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline during a presentation at 7 p.m., Monday, April 21, in 100 Kirkbride Hall on the University of Delaware campus in Newark.

Delegation members will be in Newark before moving on to Washington, D.C., where they will deliver a message to the White House the following day.

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The presentation is being hosted by doctoral student Justin de Leon, whose dissertation project focuses on security and insecurity as experienced by historically marginalized populations, in particular the Lakota Sioux of the Cheyenne River Tribe Reservation. It is supported by a grant through UD’s Center for the Study of Diversity. For details, contact de Leon at deleonj@udel.edu.

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