Red Lake Tribal Council has voted to rescind a deal they had in which they would have gotten 18.5 million dollars from the pipeline company Enbridge, with the tribal chairman stating, “We gotta protect our reservation, our sovereignty, protect our people, our lands and our water and all of that.”
Red Lake is reported to be one of the most isolated tribal nations. No doubt, they could use money. But they have decided to put principles over money.
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