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Tuesday, November 01, 2016

10 Images That Perfectly Illustrate The Struggle Against The Dakota Access Pipeline

As you recall, in September, Neil Young released a new song and video called 'Indian Givers'.

The video documents the Native American protests in Dakota over a pipeline. The Standing Rock Indian Reservation have protested the expansion of the Dakota Access Pipeline on their territorial lands, leading to clashes with Big Energy security forces.

Since the early days of confrontation, the battle has only heated up. Here are 10 Images That Perfectly Illustrate The Struggle Against The Dakota Access Pipeline (via by Nick Bernabe):

The struggle to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline has been mired in police brutality and militarization. In fact, many have likened the atmosphere in Standing Rock, North Dakota, to a war zone.

The corporate media initially refused to cover the Dakota Access Pipeline protests, though the ongoing story’s virality on social media eventually forced it into the mainstream. Even now that the #NoDAPL movement has developed into a national political narrative, the media continues to whitewash the severity of the crackdown against the Native American protesters, who call themselves “water protectors.”

@NYCRevClub - 85 years old elder wheeled travelled miles just to support and stand against pipeline.


@People4Bernie - A young Native American girl has a message for President Obama


This initial crackdown at the Standing Rock camp shortly after the activation of the North Dakota National Guard.


Battle lines are drawn.


@_Native_Life - A tribal elder conducts a water ceremony in front of the police line.


Jake Thompson - Do they really need to have snipers aiming at UNARMED people?

A woman is violently arrested by militarized law enforcement
As frustration mounts, two National Guards trucks are set on fire.

"Indian Givers" by Neil Young

Tin soldiers and Obama's coming...



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At 11/02/2016 04:05:00 AM, Blogger Arthur said...

Roll on John........Trudell

At 11/02/2016 06:31:00 PM, Blogger mark said...

>> Jake Thompson - Do they really need to have snipers aiming at UNARMED people?

......... take another look at the photo 2 down from the sniper image.
.... did those 'unarmed' folk cause that to happen ?
..... apparently the sniper 'Rules of Engagement' didn't help in defending the line from the 'unarmed' folk.

At 11/02/2016 09:17:00 PM, Blogger Peacelover Doc said...

Mark, Are you saying you agree with having the sniper in that position because two empty national guard trucks were destroyed? Man I hope not.

At 11/05/2016 01:09:00 AM, Blogger Arthur said...

For this to spur another song like OHIO

would mean that nothing has or ever will...



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