“This is a storm like no other,” says United Houma Nation member Monique Verdin.
Indigenous Water Protectors demanded action from Gov. Tim Walz and President Joe Biden during the Saturday rally.
Some Water Protectors see direct action as one of the few tactics that produces quick results.
Over 140 years ago, Carlisle was the first government boarding school located outside of reservation land.
Red Lake tribal monitor Sasha Beaulieu says it’s not the tribe’s Water Protectors who are trespassing; it’s Enbridge.
Indigenous leaders and allies have launched a treaty encampment at a pipeline easement site on Mississippi River.
The White Earth Band is asserting jurisdiction over 1855 Treaty territories — including Line 3 trespass violations.
Indigenous leaders have decried the Line 3 expansion as a brazen violation of treaty rights that endangers sacred land.