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'Cowboys and Indians' Unite Over Keystone XL

By Aiko Stevenson

The Cowboy and Indian Alliance have descended on Washington, DC to protest against the controversial Keystone XL pipeline which hopes to transport the world’s dirtiest oil from the Canadian tar sands down to refineries in the Gulf of Texas.

Riding on horseback, wearing American Indian headdresses and cowboy boots, the protesters rode into the U.S. capital on Tuesday, where they marched downtown before setting up camp on the National Mall. Complete with tipis, sacred fires and religious ceremonies, the Mall has now been transformed into a scene out of an Old Western.

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Source: Huffington Post Green