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More than 280 indigenous tribes and their allies have come together to stop the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. This crude oil pipeline is about to pass through sacred indigenous sites and beneath the Missouri River, the primary water source for the Standing Rock Reservation. Many believe that if there is a future break in the pipeline, water for seventeen million Americans could be polluted.
This is a complicated issue with roots in the fossil fuel debate, climate change, environmental racism, colonialism. In our experience the demonstrations have been peaceful and prayerful. In our experience police response to the demonstrations has become increasingly militarized and aggressive.