The New Protectors: How the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Stood Up to Big Oil and Built a New Activist Movement

Standing on the Great Plains of North Dakota feels like straddling two oceans. The one beneath your feet is made of endless, rolling prairie. The other, above you, is clouds. When it rains, there are no trees to shield one world from the other. Prairie rain opens up the sky. It first falls as hard little droplets and then big, unyielding sobs..

 

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Drive-by Dakota Access Pipeline protest through Morton County halts construction for over 2 hours

MORTON COUNTY, N.D. – Protests at Dakota Access Pipeline construction sites have become commonplace in Morton County the past couple months.

The demonstrations have been peaceful most of the time but on a few occasions confrontations have occurred that resulted in injuries or arrests.

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