What You May Not Know About the Dakota Access Pipeline | Opinion | teleSUR English

The Sacred Stone Camp, the main traditional protest site created by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in April, is on land that used to belong to the tribe but was “in effect stolen” through eminent domain by the Army Corps of Engineers for flood control, said Martinez. The Army Corps of Engineers began building the Oahe Dam in 1948, flooding over 160,000 acres to create the Oahe Lake, where protests are clustered. A quarter of tribe members had to relocate. Martinez said that a tribe member once told him that, “What flood control really means is that the whites control the water and the Indians get flooded.”Another camp, the Red Warrior Camp, is on private land in order to be closer to the construction sites, where nonviolent direct actions is organized. Work on private land was not affected by Friday’s joint announcement to halt building on federal land.

Source: What You May Not Know About the Dakota Access Pipeline | Opinion | teleSUR English

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