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Barack Obama bound for Standing Rock: Reservation visit next week will be first by a president since 1999

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are headed to Cannon Ball on June 13 to visit the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, the White House announced Thursday.


Obama will be the first sitting president to visit Indian Country since 1999 when Bill Clinton went to the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota.

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Mike Nowatzki
Mike Nowatzki reports for Forum News Service. He can be reached at (701) 255-5607.