Standing Rock Sioux

White teepees in the snow with a protest sign that reads "Defend the Sacred" on Standing Rock Reservation

ICYMI: Standing Rock Sioux Back In Court to Stop Dakota Access Pipeline

As the pipeline prepares to double its daily output, the tribe demands a new environmental assessment of the project.

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Native Activist to Plea 'Necessity Defense' on #NoDAPL Felony Riot Charge

Standing Rock Sioux tribe member Chase Iron Eyes will argue that the Dakota Access Pipeline’s negative impact on Native communities justified his actions during the protests.

Man in white feather headdress wearing a pink and gray gas mask and denim jacket beats on a drum

15 Beautiful Moments From Native Nations Rise [PHOTOS]

Thousands of Indigenous people and allies descended on Washington, D.C., last week for the three-day Native Nations Rise convening and mass march. Photographer and digital storyteller Ayşe Gürsöz captured the whole thing.  

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Shaun King Launches 'Injustice Boycott' Against State Violence

The New York Daily News columnist launched the first phase of the boycott in San Francsco, New York City and Standing Rock.

Members of a drum group sing during a rally on Dakota Access Pipeline August 24, 2016, outside U.S. District Court in Washington, DC.

READ: Claiming A Win Against the Dakota Access Pipeline Erases the Ongoing Struggle

Kelly Hayes: “The illusion of victory is a dangerous thing.”

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ICYMI: Private Security Agents Sicced Dogs on Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters

Agents for Energy Transfer Partners also pepper-sprayed people who were using their bodies to prevent bulldozers from razing the contested land. 

A Native American tribe member participates during a rally on the Dakota Access Pipeline August 24, 2016, outside U.S. District Court in Washington, DC. Activists held a rally in support of a lawsuit against the Army Corps of Engineers.

New Supporters Get Involved in Dakota Access Pipeline Battle, Including the UN

Over 30 were arrested yesterday as Iowans mobilized.  

JoDe Goudy, chairman of Yakama Nation, stand before tribes on August 30, 2016, in Cannon Ball, North Dakota.

Washington State Tribes Join Fight Against Dakota Access Pipeline

Support grows as the Sioux wait for a pivotal decision from the U.S. District Court.

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Wounded Knee Standoff Leader on Dakota Access Resistance: 'There's Fresh Energy Here'

Clyde Bellecourt, co-founder of the American Indian Movement, is one of many notable public figures supporting protests against pipeline construction. 

Colorlines screen shot of NBC video of Sioux protesting at the capitol, taken on August 22, 2016.

Native Protestors Call on U.N. in Fight Against Pipeline

The North Dakota Access Pipeline would violate human rights, claim protestors with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.

Colorlines screen shot of protestors at the construction site from Urban Native Era video, taken on August 19, 2016.

North Dakota Tribe Ordered to Quit Blocking Work on Pipeline Construction

After months of protests, the Sioux were dealt a legal blow. 

Colorlines screen shot of standoff between protestors and police from Urban Native Era video, taken on August 19, 2016.

ICYMI: The Company Behind the Dakota Access Pipeline is Suing a Tribal Chairman

Legal action has been taken against the group protesting the 1,172-mile-long pipeline.