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Gipp family holds angelversary for Ryan Gipp at Standing Rock Reservation

by Rhea Smykalski and Tonia Black Elk |
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North Dakota protest demands justice for Ryan Gipp. (Fight Back! News/staff)

Fort Yates, ND - On October 23, 2017, the Bureau of Indian Affairs murdered 35-year-old Ryan Gipp after he was pulled over outside of Fort Yates, North Dakota. Gipp and his parents were returning home from a hunting trip and stopped at a gas station. Gipp was ejecting a shell from his shotgun, when it accidentally discharged. The family began to drive home and was pulled over by BIA officers shortly after. Gipp threw the only weapon in the vehicle, his shotgun, out the window in an effort to play it safe and present himself unarmed. BIA officers Raymond Webb and Gary Sandland Jr.

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