Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota people ride on horseback to a small campsite at the confluence of the Missouri and Cannonball rivers, declaring opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline and promising to protect the water.
Water protectors are surprised to find construction in progress at a location recently identified by a Standing Rock Sioux expert as containing ancestral burial sites.
— Situation report prepared by TigerSwan for its client Energy Transfer Partners.
Internal TigerSwan Situation Report 2016-10-03
— Jo-Ellen Darcy, assistant secretary of the Army, announcing that construction will be halted pending the completion of an environmental impact statement. A blizzard engulfs resistance camps the next day, forcing many to evacuate.
Memorandum for commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
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