Social Media Made the World Care About Standing Rock—and Helped It Forget | | Credit:On December 5, 2016, veterans and water protectors marched in Standing Rock after the Army Corps denied the easement needed to continue construction of the pipeline. | From WIRED.com
My Week Among the Freezing, Confused, Hopeful Veterans at Standing Rock
When US veterans traveled to Standing Rock to join the pipeline protests, they were hoping to protect Native activists fighting for their land and water. But many were also hoping to find a new purpose.
On Sunday, September the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe filed an emergency motion for a temporary restraining order (TRO) to “prevent further destruction of the Tribe’s sacred sites” by Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL).