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‘The highest status’: Obama’s visit to N.D. coincides with powwow honoring vets

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BISMARCK — Akíčhita.

The Lakota word means “warrior,” and President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will discover just how much that means to North Dakota’s Standing Rock Sioux Tribe on Friday.

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Their presidential visit to the community of Cannon Ball coincides with the start of the tribe’s annual Flag Day Celebration Wacipi.

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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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