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Pointe Au Chien Tribe sues BP over Gulf of Mexico oil spill

The Pointe Au Chien Tribe of Louisiana has sued BP over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

The tribe says the spill destroyed its land, burial grounds and historical sites. Tribal members who depend on subsistence fisheries are now out of work.

The tribe lacks federal recognition.

Get the Story:
BP Sued by Pointe Au Chien Indian Tribe Over Spill Damage, Fishing Losses (Bloomberg News 4/18)
A Year Spent Wrestling With Paperwork, Not Nets (The New York Times 4/19)

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Rocky Kistner: A Year Later Gulf Residents Ponder Their Oil Damaged Future (The Huffington Post 4/19)

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