Tag: Line 3
"We're here in ceremony. We’re here to assert our treaty rights and our right to exist and our right to clean water."
20 water protectors were brutally arrested in Minnesota as resistance to the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline continues.
"Polluted water, land, and rapid climate change are threats to us all, and Line 3 will cause unpredictable levels of damage if it becomes active."
Even after the mass arrests on Monday, the Anishinaabe and their allies camped out at the site and plan to continue their direct action.
"Decision-makers in Washington, D.C. and across the country now have a choice—stand with the Trump pipelines that prop up big oil and gas profits and cronyism or the approach Biden established when he canceled KXL."
The White House remains silent on both of the pipeline projects, which Indigenous communities say are blatant cases of racism and injustice.
An Indigenous-led resistance raises the alarm about a tar-sands pipeline that would cut through treaty territory of Anishinaabe people, threatening wild rice, fresh water and the climate.
“But we will continue to press our case that the Army Corps violated the law and failed to fulfill its responsibilities in granting the permit.”
Enbridge has provided the group with funding, public relations, and a variety of advocacy tactics.