By Dan Rudy 

Wrangell canoer joins protest in North Dakota


WRANGELL ­– A former Wrangell resident joined an Alaska canoe group in supporting a North Dakota tribe protesting construction of an oil pipeline across sacred lands.

Earlier this month Ken Hoyt met up with members of the Juneau-based One People Canoe Society for a three-day spiritual journey on the Missouri River. For a week they joined a growing group of people protesting construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline near tribal land.

The pipeline is planned to be an 1,172-mile connection between the oilfields of North Dakota to southern Illinois. Potentially carrying up to half a million...

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