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Happening this month in North Dakota as the Standing Rock Sioux and their allies form around the world fight to protect their water and treaty land from the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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This is why the Lakota are fighting in North Dakota, for themselves, yes, but also for the rest of us

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On a day imbued with painful significance for many Native Americans, hundreds of people demonstrated against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) in North Dakota and beyond on Thursday.

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"In North Dakota, state and local law enforcement agents are violating the civil rights of indigenous peoples and their allies who have gathered in opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline. State and local law enforcement have violated the constitutional rights of journalists by targeting them for arrest to obstruct news coverage." Click f/details & please SIGN & share petition asking the Admin to open a fed civil rights investigation & intervene to protect indigenous civilians at Standing…

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2,000 Veterans Just Arrived At Standing Rock To Form “Human Shield” Around Protesters (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

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Dakota Access Pipeline Terrorizing Native Americans | Judge Hovland's order fails to adhere to the United States government's requirement of corporations to consult with Indian Tribes. Further, it fails to respect the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, which requires "free, prior and informed consent" before corporations enter Indigenous Peoples territory, disrupt their natural resources, and engage in development.

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from BuzzFeed

Photos Show Why The North Dakota Pipeline Is Problematic

A proposed oil pipeline is set to begin construction on tribal lands in North Dakota. Members of various Native American reservations gathered Monday to try to stop it.

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from The Huffington Post

2,000 Veterans To Form 'Human Shields' To Protect Standing Rock Protesters

2,000 Veterans To Form 'Human Shields' To Protect Standing Rock Protesters | The Huffington Post

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