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Native Indian Victory

Positive Future #789 (Feature photo – Standing Rock Sioux Indian Logo –  Public Domain)

Perhaps the most high-profile Indian initiative in modern history is the efforts of several Sioux Indian Tribes to stop the Dakota Pipeline. After being intimidated while challenging the environmental assessment reports in 2017, the Indians recently had a victory. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg ordered a shutdown of the pipeline along with a clearing of all oil in the pipeline. The order requests further environmental assessments before being able to re-open. You can read the story here:

https://brightvibes.com/1842/en/federal-court-orders-dakota-access-pipeline-be-shut-down-and-drained-immediately

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