Tar sands sucking Athabasca dry

Elders and representatives of two northern Alberta First Nations were in Edmonton to decry low water levels in the Athabasca watershed.

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Elders and representatives of two northern Alberta First Nations were in Edmonton to decry low water levels in the Athabasca watershed.

The chiefs of the Mikisew Cree First Nation and the Athabasca Chipweyan First Nation say industry and climate change have drastically reduced rivers and creeks in their traditional territory to mud flats and dried riverbeds.

APTN National News reporter Noemi LoPinto has the story.

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