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Obama faces Keystone questions on trip to Indian Country
Obama faces Keystone questions on trip to Indian Country

President Obama was honored by Native American tribal singers and dancers on Friday afternoon, but on his first presidential visit to Indian country he also heard from activists who want him to reject the Keystone pipeline project that could pass nearby. One leader, calling the proposed oil pipeline a “death warrant for our people,” urged Obama to turn down the TransCanada Corp. plan to run the pipeline from Canada, through Dakota lands and down to the Gulf Coast. Obama must “reject this pipeline and protect our sacred land and water,” Bryan Brewer, president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe said in a public statement issued before Obama’s visit to a tribal...

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