Indigenous

Nika Knight, staff writer
The Oceti Sakowin protest camp against the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota.
A U.S. federal judge on Monday rejected an emergency request from the Standing Rock Sioux and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes that sought to halt construction of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline . Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), the company behind the pipeline, resumed construction l ast Thursday after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers granted...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The Trump administration "will be held accountable in court" for its decision...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Tuesday said it has notified Congress that...

Further

This week gave us an appalling view of American "justice" in all its white privilege and cognitive dissonance: The acquittal of a bunch of ignorant, armed, white, male hooligans who laid boisterous claim to Oregon land that was never theirs, and the tear-gassing, shooting and arrest of peaceful, praying Standing Rock Sioux seeking to protect their own revered land/water from destruction - to "do something good and right." After 500 brutal years, shame, America, again.