MTO Sponsors Water at Risk: A Tribal Leaders’ Perspective
July 31, 2017 – 9:14 AM | No Comment

The Metropolitan Tenants Organization is co-sponsoring “Water at Risk”, a program highlighting the Standing Rock Sioux and Menominee Tribes’ campaigns to protect their tribes’ water resources. Several people have asked why would MTO, a housing …

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