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Sunday, December 17, 2017
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Dakota Pipeline

Judge Denies Tribes’ Request To Block Final Link In Dakota Pipeline

Judge James Boasberg of the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., rejected the request from the Standing Rock Sioux and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes, who argued that the project would prevent them from practicing religious ceremonies at a lake they contend is surrounded by sacred ground.

February 13, 2017
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Standing Rock Protests: Dogs, Mace Used On Peaceful Protestors

The Standing Rock protests, which have now continued for months as the Standing Rock Sioux tribe fights against the Dakota Access oil pipeline and its potential to pollute their water supply, have reached a new level of violence, as private security guards working for the primary construction company associated with the project attacked the Native American protesters with dogs and pepper spray Saturday.

September 6, 2016

Standing Rock Protest Continues After Months As Tribe Fights For Ancestral Sites And Against Pipeline

The Standing Rock Sioux tribe, together with more than a thousand indigenous activists from multiple other tribes, have been involved in a months-long protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline, a $3.8 billion project that would transport oil across the state.

August 29, 2016