Native American activists ‘KILL’ BLACK SNAKE outside White House in anti-pipeline protest after marching through DC (PHOTO, VIDEO)

April 2, 2021

Native American activists ‘KILL’ BLACK SNAKE outside White House in anti-pipeline protest after marching through DC (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Native American activists ‘KILL’ BLACK SNAKE outside White House in anti-pipeline protest after marching through DC (PHOTO, VIDEO)

© Twitter/@EarthRightsIntl/screenshot Indigenous activists first made headlines with massive protests against the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL) in 2016, setting up a makeshift camp near Mandan, North Dakota to block construction. The standoff ended in February 2017, with hundreds of police forcibly dismantling the encampment. Indigenous youth outside Army Corps of Engineers offices in Washington DC decry #Line3 #DAPL and all pipelines encroachment on their land and water rights. Submit 400 k petitions urging Biden administration to cancel permits. pic.twitter.com/WgjJdWSXTc — DCMediaGroup (@DCMediaGroup) April 1, 2021 On Thursday, hundreds of activists delivered a petition with over 100,000 signatures to the Army Corps of Engineers in the US capital, protesting the pipeline’s “encroachment on their land and water rights” and urging the Biden administration to cancel the permits to expand the pipeline – and even dismantle it altogether. As part of the protest, activists carried a 250-foot “black snake” – a symbolic representation of the pipeline – through the streets of DC, before “killing” it outside the White House. Line 3 is another pipeline that activists say would run through indigenous lands and endanger their water with potential spills. The proposed pipeline is supposed to run from the tar sands in the Canadian province of Alberta to Superior, Wisconsin. Protesters, many wearing masks, held up signs and chanted against the two pipelines and fossil fuels as they marched through DC, demanding the Biden administration “keep it in the ground” and focus on solar energy instead. One activist who faces trespassing charges […]

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Owen Herne
Attorney, Herne Law, PLLC

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