We Are What Our Ancestors Prayed For: #NoDAPL Update

Native Perspective


Han Mitakuyepi!

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe youth run for their lives, their families, their future, and for their environment from North Dakota to Washington, DC.  The youth ran 2,000 miles to run for water. Why? Because they oppose the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline that will go through the Missouri and Cannonball River, which poses a serious threat for

13 People over Pipelines!

water contamination should the pipe leak. It will run from North Dakota to Illinois, 1,178 mile pipeline that will cross about 209 rivers, streams and tributaries. This pipeline will transport approximately 450,000 barrels of crude oil a day, and if this pipeline leaks, it’ll take about 5 minutes for the oil to contaminate our water sources. Over 17 million will be affected by this, and those who oppose are private land owners, ranchers, residents along the river, SRST, Environmental and Indigenous groups. This pipeline threatens the rivers, which…

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