#NoDAPL Defenders trapped by Blizzard. Many Refuse Evacuation

Veterans march with activists near Backwater Bridge just outside of the Oceti Sakowin camp during a snow fall as "water protectors" continue to demonstrate against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline adjacent to the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, U.S., December 5, 2016.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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A camper braces against high winds and a blizzard while walking inside the Oceti Sakowin camp as "water protectors" continue to demonstrate against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline adjacent to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, near Cannon Ball, A camper braces against high winds and a blizzard while walking inside the Oceti Sakowin camp as “water protectors” continue to demonstrate against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline adjacent to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, near Cannon Ball,

By Esha Sarai | VOA News, Dec 06, 2016 

Hundreds of veterans who came to North Dakota to stand show solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux tribe were heading an evacuation mission Tuesday to help those stuck in a blizzard that immobilized most of the state.

Hundreds of cars poured into the Oceti Sakowin camp Sunday and Monday following the decision of the Army Corps of Engineers to deny an easement needed to route the Dakota Access Pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. That section is the last major part of the pipeline that hasn’t been finished.

The Oceti Sakowin camp is seen as "water protectors" continue to demonstrate against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, near Cannon Ball, N.D., Dec. 6, 2016. The Oceti Sakowin camp is seen…

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