Indigenous Climate Action presents Standing Rock: Connecting Indigenous Resistance

Land Defenders and Water Protectors have been holding ground at Standing Rock on Lakota and Yanktonai territory in North Dakota after the North Dakota Access Pipeline Company was granted a license agreement to lay a new pipeline in April 2015. They are protecting significant land that intersects with local waterways and sacred sites and have been successful in interrupting a leg of the expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure that is destroying the planet. The U of A Native Student Services in partnership with Indigenous Climate Action is hosting an afternoon discussion with Indigenous land protectors from Standing Rock and across Turtle Island to discuss land protection,climate change and

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