Years-long battle over sacred Monacan site ends in preservation

Credit: Mallory Noe-Payne / RADIO IQ

Members of the Monacan Indian Nation declared victory Wednesday in a years-long battle to prevent construction on a sacred spot along the James River.

As Mallory Noe-Payne reports, local officials have agreed to an alternative path for a water pipeline; one that archeologists say won’t impact native burial grounds. 

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