Dakota Access Pipeline Standoff: Mni Wiconi, Water is Life

August 15, 2016
By Valerie Taliman
Indian Country Today Media Network

The controversial Dakota Access Pipeline project is back in the news. Over the weekend, tribal activists faced off against lines of police in Hunkpapa Territory near Cannon Ball as construction crews prepared to break ground for the new pipeline, while Standing Rock Sioux governmental officials resolved to broaden their legal battle to stop the project.