The Biggest Native American Protest In History Is Happening At This Moment
Submitted by: melcervini⚫ 1 year ago in
Do you think this is why the mainstream media is busy showing NFL players and Kardashians practically 24/7? BIG OIL is literally tearing into watersheds and sacred ground of Native Americans. If yo check our your Facebook feed, there are probably several people you follow who have shared articles about the raping of Sioux burial plots.
From Democracy Now: Only hours after lawyers representing the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe filed evidence in federal court documenting how some of the Dakota Access pipeline’s proposed route would go through a sacred burial site, the company unexpectedly began working on that very site. As bulldozers cleared earth, hundreds of Native Americans from many different tribes rushed onto the construction site to protect the sacred site. In response, the company’s security forces attacked the Native Americans with dogs and pepper spray.
Why are Native Americans and everyone behind them angry? Because the Dakota Access Pipeline Company is building a $4 billion oil line that'll cut through several states, numerous watersheds, and sacred sites with increased potential for spill damage. If this pipe breaks at any point in its 1,150 mile course, it'll destroy thousands of acres of ecosystems. Check out the photo of what other oil lines have done in the past...