Seth Nichols, Staff Writer
December 2, 2016
In North Dakota, a proposed oil pipeline runs into a major obstacle: indigenous protesters. The proposed route goes straight through a plot of land that was granted to the native peoples by treaty in 1851. The Native American people as a whole feel that their agreements with the government are not bei... READ MORE »»
Native Americans ride with raised fists to a sacred burial ground that was disturbed by bulldozers building the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), near the encampment where hundreds of people have gathered to join the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's protest of the oil pipeline slated to cross the nearby Missouri River, September 4, 2016 near Cannon Ball, North Dakota.
Protestors were attacked by dogs and sprayed with an eye and respiratory irritant yesterday when they arrived at the site to protest after learning of the bulldozing work.
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