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Oklahoma’s Kiowa Tribe Says Gravel Mining Will Ruin Sacred Mountain

Filed by KOSU News in State Impact.
August 2, 2013

For almost 150 years, the Kiowa Tribe has used Longhorn Mountain for ceremonies and to gather the cedar used to purify their homes. But tribal leaders say the sacred site is being threatened by gravel mining. Two of the mountain’s five private landowners have leased water and property rights to Cushing-based Material Service of Oklahoma, [...]

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