American Women – Water Projectors Standing Rock

Nearly two years before she opened her land to the first resistance camp, LaDonna Brave Bull Allard of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, one of the women who forged the indigenous-led movement to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline, introduced herself to some of the company representatives behind the $3.8 billion project, which would transport 570,000 barrels of oil a day across four states, through lands sacred to the tribe, and underneath the Missouri River, the source of drinking water for 17 million Americans. “Remember me,” Allard told them, “because I’m going to be standing here throughout this whole process.”

 

Read the whole article here at Vogue

http://www.vogue.com/projects/13528338/american-women-water-protectors-standing-rock-dakota-access-pipeline-protesters/

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