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Native American advocacy group attends local march for climate action

Korey Northrup and Nicolette Slagle of Honor the Earth, a Native American environmental advocacy group hold up an invoice of what they say are the true cost of a pipeline through Native lands. Northrup is a member of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

About 200, many of them from faith-based groups gathered in the basement of First Lutheran Church on Sunday afternoon on the eve of the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP 21 which is scheduled to begin in Paris on Monday, Nov. 30 and run through Dec. 11.

About 100 people marched for climate action on Sunday, Nov. 29, starting at First Lutheran Church along London Road toward downtown Duluth via Superior Street. The marchers encourage local actions to reduce carbon footprints. 

Naomi Yaeger

Naomi Yaeger is a freelance writer and the former editor of the Budgeteer. See her blog at www.DuluthDailyPhoto.com.

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