Dakota Access Pipeline

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Climate campaigner Xiye Bastida holds a version of the Climate Clock—which shows the time remaining for policymakers to reduce emissions before the effects of the climate crisis become irreversible—in New York City's Union Square on April 19, 2021. (Photo: Timothy A. Clark/AFP via Getty Images)
"We can no longer afford any further fossil fuel extraction, infrastructure, or false climate solutions that continue to prioritize profits over people."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Critics of the Dakota Access and Line 3 pipelines urge President Joe Biden to "Build Back Fossil Free" at the Army Corps of Engineers headquarters in Washington, D.C. on April 1, 2021. The protest included a 200-foot-long black snake, representing the threats the projects pose to Indigenous communities. (Photo: Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)
"If Biden wants to be a climate leader on the world stage, he needs to start at...
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
Indigenous youth from Dakota march to the White House on April 1, 2021 to demand that President Joe Biden shut down the Dakota Access and Line 3 pipelines. (Photo: Lenin Nolly/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
"The government and its pliers the Army Corps have been playing with First...


In what has been likened to a classical "hero's journey," Chris Turley - a decorated wounded veteran of Afghanistan and member of the Osage Nation - arrived at Sacred Stone camp after a prayerful, two-week, 800-mile trek on foot from Oklahoma. One of the first of over 2,000 vets coming this weekend and a self-described "warrior of this country" raising funds for both vets' programs and Standing Rock, comrades say Turley exemplifies "the highly contagious emotion we call courage."