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Native Sun News Today: Pipeline loses permit, but construction continues
Native Sun News Today: Pipeline loses permit, but construction continues (May 8, 2020)

Even after a federal judge revoked permission for Keystone XL Pipeline construction across unceded treaty territory, the Canadian builder was still proceeding with work.


Native rights advocates quash pipeline Riot Boosting Act
Native rights advocates quash pipeline Riot Boosting Act (November 7, 2019)

Native pipeline fighters celebrated the death of a state law aimed at preventing them from protesting against the Keystone XL Pipeline.


Indian Country Today: Addressing a terrible truth in tribal communities
Indian Country Today: Addressing a terrible truth in tribal communities (May 30, 2019)

What does traditional accountability look like in the modern world?


Tribes in for long haul as oil continues to flow through Dakota Access Pipeline
Tribes in for long haul as oil continues to flow through Dakota Access Pipeline (June 23, 2017)

Tribal leaders remain confident they will be able to stop oil from flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline even though a decision isn't expected until the fall.


Indigenous activists reclaim nation's capital in defiance of Donald Trump
Indigenous activists reclaim nation's capital in defiance of Donald Trump (April 28, 2017)

Indigenous activists are reclaiming the nation's capital as they push back against the Trump administration's environmental agenda.


Indian Country mounts another fight after Donald Trump approves another pipeline
Indian Country mounts another fight after Donald Trump approves another pipeline (March 24, 2017)

'Here we are again,' said Chairman Larry Wright of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska.


Tracy Loeffelholz Dunn: The numbers behind Standing Rock's victory
Tracy Loeffelholz Dunn: The numbers behind Standing Rock's victory (December 6, 2016)

The Department of the Army will not approve an easement that would allow the proposed Dakota Access pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota.


Indian Country cheers historic decision on Dakota Access Pipeline
Indian Country cheers historic decision on Dakota Access Pipeline (December 5, 2016)

The battle is far from over but a long-standing request to examine the impacts of the controversial project is now on the table thanks to the Obama administration.


Dakota Access Pipeline continues legal push as frontline hit by assaults in North Dakota
Dakota Access Pipeline continues legal push as frontline hit by assaults in North Dakota (November 21, 2016)

Upwards of 300 people were injured by law enforcement in the largest single crackdown to date.


Democracy Now: Dakota Access security guard had assault rifle
Democracy Now: Dakota Access security guard had assault rifle (October 31, 2016)

More details are emerging, including video footage of a man who appears to be a Dakota Access security contractor holding a rifle, with his face covered by a bandana, apparently attempting to infiltrate a group of water protectors.


Mark Trahant: North Dakota takes #NoDAPL battle to extremes
Mark Trahant: North Dakota takes #NoDAPL battle to extremes (October 24, 2016)

The state of North Dakota has been an ally to the Dakota Access Pipeline instead of a referee.


#NoDAPL movement takes center stage at summit in North Dakota
#NoDAPL movement takes center stage at summit in North Dakota (September 7, 2016)

Chairman Dave Archambault II of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe shared his people's struggle against the Dakota Access Pipeline.


Dallas Goldtooth: Tribes shut out of Dakota Access Pipeline process
Dallas Goldtooth: Tribes shut out of Dakota Access Pipeline process (August 22, 2016)

The Corps has a long history of going against the wishes and health of tribal nations in favor of fossil fuel interests.


Dakota Access Pipeline to go underneath tribal burial site in Iowa
Dakota Access Pipeline to go underneath tribal burial site in Iowa (June 22, 2016)

The controversial energy project is moving forward despite objections from tribes and indigenous activists.


Native Sun News: Tribes gaining traction in war against pipelines
Native Sun News: Tribes gaining traction in war against pipelines (April 20, 2016)

After Standing Rock Sioux and other tribes railed for months against the Dakota Access Pipeline project, federal officials are responding to pleas for defense of water, cultural resources, and tribal sovereignty.


Mark Trahant: A new era in energy development with low oil prices
Mark Trahant: A new era in energy development with low oil prices (January 26, 2016)

So many of our people (both reservation and urban) drive pickup trucks and the price at the pump becomes a daily worry.


Blanket given to President Obama carries a hidden message
Blanket given to President Obama carries a hidden message (May 15, 2015)

The Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate presented a star quilt to the president that was made by a tribal member.


Protest urges President Obama to deny Keystone XL Pipeline
Protest urges President Obama to deny Keystone XL Pipeline (May 8, 2015)

Tribal members are a holding a protest and rally to draw the president's attention during his visit to Watertown, South Dakota.