Standing Rock Indian Reservation is in Sioux County, North Dakota, U.S.A. Cannonball, N.D is the place of the Spirit Circle where over 100 tribes and 1,000+ supporters have gathered along the Cannonball River to demonstrate against the $3.8 Dakota Access pipeline as the #NoDAPL movement. It is in the Northeastern part of Sioux County where the Cannonball River meets Lake Oahe of the Missouri River.
The pipeline is being challenged by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, represented by the national nonprofit Earthjustice, in a lawsuit against the U.S. government over the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline. The lawsuite (FAQ on litigation here) maintains the pipeline would threaten both their water supply and ancestral burial grounds. The pipeline, a project of Energy Transfer Partners , is slated to extend from North Dakota to Illinois, carrying crude oil from the Bakken Shale Play. The Bakken Shale Play is located in Eastern Montana and Western North Dakota, as well as parts of Saskatchewan and Manitoba in the Williston Basin.
Curated by earthSayer
Time to Move On by Winona LaDuke
Published on Sep 12, 2016 by Democracy Now.
While Democracy Now! was covering the Standing Rock standoff earlier this month, we spoke to Winona LaDuke, longtime Native American activist and executive director of the group Honor the Earth. She lives and works on the White Earth Reservation in northern Minnesota. She spent years successfully fighting the Sandpiper pipeline, a pipeline similar to Dakota Access. We met her right outside the Red Warrior Camp, where she has set up her tipi. Red Warrior is one of the encampments where thousands of Native Americans representing hundreds of tribes from across the U.S. and Canada are currently resisting the pipeline’s construction.
EarthSayer Winona LaDuke
All Nations Rise by Lyla June
Native American North Dakota Access oil pipeline protesters: 'We refuse to be Trumped'
Sarayaku in Standing Rock
Oil pipeline in North Dakota in limbo by CNN
Descendant of Sitting Bull speaks at UN about fight against Dakota Access and State Violence
One Man's Fears for Standing Rock by Richard White
Sarayaku in Standing Rock
A Standing Rock Camp Is Burned | The Daily 360 | The New York Times
We Have to Keep Fighting: Standing Rock
The Question to President Obama
The Human Toll at Standing Rock with L.Frank Manriquez
Standing Rock Celebrates Halted Pipeline Dec 5, 2016
A Journalistic Perspective of Standing Rock
Federal Judge denies Temporary Restraining Order (news reports)
Standing Rock: A Point of Unity and Connectedness by Grace Eagle Reed
Part I: A Special Report From #StandingRock
Standing Rock Youth and Chairman Archambault Respond to Obama at WHTNC
Veterans for Standing Rock with Michael A Wood Jr.
We're Going To Be Alright - Really: Jeff Chang / #StandingRock
RISE With Standing Rock
Standing Rock update with Tara Houska