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Lenape Told by Town to Dismantle Protest Camp against Pilgrim Pipeline


Ramapough Lenape Nation camp across the Ramapo River. Photo by Cliff Matias

Standing RockÔÇôstyle Ramapough encampment under siege from surrounding Mahwah, New Jersey

by Alex Hamer, Indian Country Media Network, May 17, 2017

The New Jersey town of Mahwah has issued an ultimatum to the Ramapough Lenape Nation, ordering the tribe to take down the tipis it has assembled on its land in opposition to the Pilgrim Pipeline, which would bring Bakken crude from Albany to refineries in southern New Jersey. Read the rest of this entry