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Native Americans march on White House over Dakota pipeline

WASHINGTON: Native American groups staged a march to the White House Friday against the construction of a controversial oil pipeline, which they fear could desecrate tribal lands and threaten drinking water. Chanting "water is life" and shouting out tribal calls, a circle of dancers beat on drumsĀ in protest at the Dakota Access Pipeline, part of which runs through lands inhabited by the indigenous groups. Slushy snow fell as more than 500 demonstrators marched through the capital before rallying in a park across from…