All Articles on Dakota Access Pipeline

If Trump is gone, the odds are good that the people, organized, will make sure a President Biden does the right thing and prevents this pipeline from going into operation. (Photo: Views
A Climate Movement Turning Point?
May more and more of us join this so-desperately-needed political and cultural revolution and keep the victories coming. Let’s seize the time!
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Thousands of water protectors and allies spent weeks at the Oceti Sakowin camp in North Dakota in 2016 to protest the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. (Photo: Reuters) Views
Environmental Justice Wins, Pipelines Lose
Three pipelines were stopped in a twenty-four-hour period after years of opposition led by Indigenous and Black environmental justice groups.
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Thousands gathered at the San Francisco Civic Center in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux against the Dakota Access Pipeline on Nov. 15, 2016. News
'Monumental Victory': Tribes and Climate Activists Celebrate Court-Ordered Shutdown of Dakota Access Pipeline
"If the events of 2020 have taught us anything, it's that health and justice must be prioritized early on in any decision-making process if we want to avoid a crisis later on."
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'Huge Victory' for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe as Federal Court Rules DAPL Permits Violated Law
" This is what the tribe has been fighting for many months. Their fearless organizing continues to change the game."
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The Morton County Sheriff's Department deployed a tank and sprayed peaceful protesters with a water cannon amid below-freezing temperatures on November 20, 2016 at the Dakota Access Pipeline protests. Views
A Voice From the Forest in the Corporate Boardroom
Only when indigenous people are heard by those financing climate disaster can we stop the destruction, together.
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Nick Estes News
Our History Is the Future: Lakota Historian Nick Estes on Thanksgiving & Indigenous Resistance
"Instead of doing to settler society what they did to us—genociding, removing, excluding—there's a capaciousness to Indigenous resistance movements that welcomes in nonindigenous peoples into our struggle."
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For Their Efforts to 'Save Our Planet,' Dakota Access Pipeline Opponents Face More Than 100 Years in Prison
"I wish the government would use the same resources to go after the oil companies and pipeline companies, but clearly they're not interested in that."
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Colombian natives and activists protested against the government of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over the fires in the Amazon rainforest, in front of the Brazilian consulate in Bogota, Colombia, on August 23, 2019.(Raul Arboleda/AFP/Getty Images) Views
The Amazon Is on Fire—Indigenous Rights Can Help Put It Out
Colonialism is setting the world on fire. Taking leadership from the people who have been resisting its violence for centuries, while protecting non-extractive ways of life, is our best hope of putting out the flames.
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Water protectors of all persuasions gathered in talking circles at Borderland Ranch in Pe’Sla, the heart of the sacred Black Hills, during the first Sovereign Sisters Gathering. At the center are Cheryl Angel in red and white and on her left, Lyla June.  (All photos by Tracy Barnett) Views
How the Women of Standing Rock Are Building Sovereign Economies
Food security, traditional agriculture, and local self-reliance are key to regenerative societies of the future, say water protectors taking the movement’s lessons forward.
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nokxl protest News
Indigenous and Green Groups Fighting Against Pipeline Urge 2020 Democrats to Take 'NoKXL Pledge'
"You either stand with family farmers, ranchers, Tribal Nations, and environmentalists—or you stand with fossil fuel corporations."
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