As tensions grow in North Dakota, with multiple eviction orders facing the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their battle against the Dakota Access Pipeline, U.S. military veterans on Friday began arriving at the Oceti Sakowin protest camp.

While the government scrambles to decide if indigenous peoples have a right to the land they’ve inhabited for eons, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued an order to temporarily halt construction on another section of the searingly controversial Dakota Access Pipeline.
Published in Zero Climate Emissions