The proposed pipeline would carry fracked crude oil 1,168 miles through the United States. It would cut through communities, farms, sensitive natural areas, wildlife habitat, and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's ancestral lands.
I, Chief Arvol Looking Horse, of the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota Nations, ask you to understand an Indigenous perspective on what has happened in America, what we call "Turtle Island." My words seek to unite the global community through a message from. .