Letter from America

Standing Rock’s last stand

Print edition : November 25, 2016

Members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and their supporters opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline protesting at the site of construction near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, U.S., on September 3. Photo: Robyn Beck/AFP

David Archambault, head of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. Photo: Jessica Gresko/AP

Native American dancers at a peaceful demonstration against the construction of the pipeline near Cannon Ball. Photo: Josh Morgan/Reuters

Native Americans protesting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, a multibillion venture by a corporation to carry crude and natural gas across four States that has dangerous environmental implications, face brutal state violence. But they are determined to fight on.
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