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Fight Over Sardis Lake Entangled in Ancient History, Indian Culture and Sacred Water

Despite losing their homeland, and being pushed aside to build southeastern Oklahoma’s lakes, a connection has developed between the water and the people here.

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Sardis Locals Say Lake Economy Suffers As Southeast Oklahoma Water Fight Drags On

Oklahoma’s lakes drive millions of dollars of tourism to otherwise impoverished parts of the state. But the local economy around Sardis Lake is missing out.

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The People Stuck In the Middle Of the Fight Over Southeast Oklahoma’s Water

Sardis Lake, in southeastern Oklahoma, is at the heart of a battle between state and tribal governments over control of water.

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