Supporting the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

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Supporting the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Though the pipeline was completed in May of 2017 and oil began flowing in June, 2017 the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe continues to litigate the permitting process and has been successful on three of their central arguments. However, they continue to live under the threat of a breach of the pipeline as the Dakota Access Pipeline has already leaked. Much of the support for Standing Rock was built through media - digital and traditional which has enabled the Tribe to bring on a team uniquely suited to amplify their key messages and to continue to fight the pipeline.   

At present, that core team is working to convert the foundation built by the #noDAPL movement into an organization that can continue to tell the story of the Tribe, while educating and highlighting similar struggles of injustice that continue and communicate that we collectively have the responsibility to take action.

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