Oil Company Surrenders 15 Land Leases on Sacred Native American Land

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Oil Company Surrenders 15 Land Leases on Sacred Native American Land

During a ceremony in Washington, DC this Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Interior announced it was canceling 15 energy exploration leases on land that is sacred to Native Americans.

The Badger-Two Medicine area is an expanse of wilderness stretching along the Montana mountain line that is home to the Blackfeet people. For the last 10,000 years,…