The Dakota Access pipeline would transport 570,000 barrels of crude oil through four states and 1,172 miles. The pipeline's construction had been occurring through sacred tribal land that is protected by U.S. treaties. When — not if — the pipeline leaks, it will pollute drinking water for millions of people in the Midwest. The Standing Rock Sioux and countless other people from tribes around the country have converged at the site of construction.
Learn about Indigenous demonstrators:
Official Stein/Baraka Statements on #NoDAPL
10/10/16 - In Honor of Indigenous Peoples' Day