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Tribes from across the country join Standing Rock Sioux Tribe at pipeline protest

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BISMARK, N.D. -

Half a dozen Native American tribes from across the country gathered in North Dakota this week to show their support for opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Those tribes are standing in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.

"We have this pride, that we are related. We're all related to each other, brothers and sisters. We care just like a family does," Seneca Nation President MoeJohn said.

Leaders say the tribe will have nowhere to go if the pipeline leaks and their water becomes polluted. Members of the other tribes will spend their time at a camp with other protesters and say they'll stay in North Dakota as long as they can.

"We are standing with our relatives in a peaceful manner to express our concern. Our concern for responsible decisions," Yakama Nation Chairman JoDe Goudy added.

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