Saturday, November 26

Dakota Access Pipeline protests

Wikipedia - "The Dakota Access Pipeline protests, also known by hashtags such as #NoDAPL, are a grassroots movement that began in the spring of 2016 in reaction to the proposed construction of Energy Transfer Partners' Dakota Access Pipeline. The proposed pipeline would run from the Bakken oil fields in western North Dakota to southern Illinois, crossing beneath the Missouri and Mississippi rivers, as well as part of Lake Oahe near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. In April, LaDonna Brave Bull Allard, a Standing Rock Sioux elder, established a camp as a center for cultural preservation and spiritual resistance to the pipeline. Over the summer the camp grew to thousands of people. ..."
NY Times: Officials to Close Standing Rock Protest Campsite
'From Plymouth Rock To Standing Rock': Mass. Activists Stand Against Dakota Access Pipeline (Video)
The media’s Standing Rock problem looks a lot like its Black Lives Matter problem
VOGUE: Standing Rock Rising (Video)

2016 September: A History and Future of Resistance