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Standing Rock: ‘We’re not gonna be silent anymore’ - Windspeaker - AMMSA


Standing Rock: ‘We’re not gonna be silent anymore’ - Windspeaker - AMMSA: “I made a vow to protect the land and to protect the water, but most of all, I would protect my children and that’s what I’m doing,” said Wilma Steele of Standing Rock Nation. She has four children ages 9, 5, 3 and 2 years old.

“They’re my motivation,” she said. “They’re my strength to keep me going. When I look at them, I tell myself, ‘I gotta fight harder against this pipeline’.”

The planned Dakota Access Pipeline would go through the Standing Rock territory and would carry crude oil through four states—North and South Dakota, Iowa and Illinois, putting land and major waterways at risk. The proposed route crosses the Missouri River, the longest river in the United States.

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