Tag: Standing Rock Sioux
“We are protectors of water, and we will stand strong and protect the water for future generations.”
A federal appeals court will consider whether to delay the project further.
North Dakota Private Investigation and Security Board announced that it has opened up an investigation into the private security firms deployed to patrol the pipeline protests led by the Standing Rock Sioux.
The battle against the Dakota Access pipeline is being waged as a renewed assertion of indigenous rights and sovereignty, as a fight to protect clean water, but, most importantly, as part of the global struggle to combat climate change and break from dependence on fossil fuels.
In the coming weeks we have our day in court, and we are optimistic that a federal judge will agree with us that our peaceful exercise of free speech and civil disobedience is legal and cannot be restrained.
For starters, this protest is about a competing idea for the future of the planet—and waves of people will show up to make that point.