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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.

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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.
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