I’ve been doing a lot of reading about what’s happening at the Sacred Stone Camp between the Standing Rock Sioux, the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the police. It’s pretty upsetting to see how these people are being treated as they try to protect not just the sacred land that belongs to them, but the water that belongs to all of us. This is a really big deal, yet we really haven’t been seeing much about it in the news. So here’s a collection of stories to help illuminate what’s going–plus a way to take action.
First, just a little background–here’s some coverage from NPR from back in September, when the initial protesting began:
And a great in-depth story from Bill Moyers (also from September):
And here’s what is going on now:
If you’d like the TL;DR version, here’s a good timeline that boils it all down pretty succinctly:
Angry yet? Ready to do something? Here’s how:
Sacred Stone Camp: How Can I Help?
Free Thought Project: 10 Ways You Can Help the Standing Rock Sioux Fight the Dakota Access Pipeline