At the Standing Rock camp in North Dakota, thousands of people representing more than 300 native tribes continue their fight against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. If constructed, the pipeline will cross the Missouri River, a source of drinking water for millions of people on and off tribal lands.
Despite temperatures in the low 40s at night, attacks from security dogs, and dozens of arrests, the people refuse to give up.
By Sarah Jaffe / Moyers & Company For indigenous people, the fight to halt the Dakota Access pipeline is about reviving a way of life.
The construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline has been protested every step of the way by members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, whose water supply is threatened by the pipeline, and they have even taken the federal government t...
One of the most consistent talking points deployed by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and its environmental activist allies is that they weren’t sufficiently consulted about the Dakota Access Pipeline. In fact, that claim was the just...
More than one thousand Native American activists have traveled to Sacred Stone Spirit Camp in North Dakota to stop the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline. Now, the fight continues in federal court in Washington, D.C.