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Truth and Reconcilation #5

Tyson Jeannette and Britten Croves

January 31, 2017

Dakota Access Pipeline escalating risk for the sake of greed Throughout this series we examine the numerous abuses committed against the Native American people in both the past and the present. From the Doctrine of Discovery to stereotyping, we delve further into the racism and genocide that mars the hist...

Spending Thanksgiving at the Dakota Access Pipeline

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer

January 13, 2017

In 1620, a group of colonists arrived at Plymouth Rock, Mass. The voyage in their ship, the Mayflower, had been brutal, and they were ill-prepared for the harsh New England winter. If it weren’t for the help of a local Native American tribe, they may not have lasted the winter. The next year, after...

Thanksgiving at Standing Rock

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer

November 22, 2016

As winter approaches, the protests surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline continue at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, located an hour south of Bismarck, N.D. With the deadline for the government contract of construction expiring January 1, the protestors will have to deal with the unforgiving cruelty...

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Ears of corn hang at a camp near the Dakota Access Pipeline construction site.

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016

The battle over the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline continues in Cannon Ball, N.D. Over the last week, its influence reached campus at the University of North Dakota. Chalk messages, proclaiming “water is life” and “#noDAPL” appeared on sidewalks all over campus, to spread awareness...

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