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  • North Dakota Pipeline

    The North Dakota pipeline protest is arguably the most influential protest of our time, regarding Native Americans and the environment. There are certain things that should be endowed to any human being. And two of those things are access to clean drinking water and a place to lay their loved ones to rest. Native people have been protesting the construction of the North Dakota access pipeline for months now, with no end in site. The construction of this pipeline threatens not just native peoples water supply but the water supply of millions of Americans as well. However, native people have been baring the burden for us. This story has received minimal amount of news converge, in spite of its importance. Making us question what do we really…

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  • Pros And Cons Of The Dakota Access Pipeline

    These hypothetical questions posed to you are the realities of the Standing Rock Sioux Native American Tribe right now. The Dakota Access Pipeline debate as to whether or not it should be relocated from the Sioux Native American reservation is presently taking place due to its construction being merely half of a mile downstream from protected sacred land. The Dakota Access Pipeline has already been relocated once before further south from Bismarck due to concerns that pipeline leaks would…

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  • What Is Chad Koel's Journey?

    television career field. “My first class in mass communications was taught by a man by the name of Marv Bossart, and he was the local news anchor at WDAY.” Marvin Bossart taught at Minnesota State University Moorhead (from now on to be referred to as MSUM), where Chad attended. Chad made it clear that Marv had been the anchor at WDAY for thirty plus years by the time Chad was his student. “He was just a fantastic guy, and very influential for me, as kind of a mentor.” Chad would later end up…

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  • Case Study: Standing Rock Positioners Vs. Army Corps Of Engineers

    Standing Rock protesters VS Army Corps of Engineers. A group of 200 Native Americans stood among the Standing Rock Indian Reservation on April 1st, 2016 to protest against the 3.7 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline. The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) is a pipeline that transfers 470,000 barrels of unpurified oil from Bakken North Dakota to a terminus near Patoka, Illinois (Epstien, 2016). On July 26th, 2016, The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved the final word for the land easement and water…

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  • Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Case Study

    Since April 2016, the Standing Rock Sioux tribe in North Dakota have been protesting the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline because it could threaten their only source of water. The most frustrating aspect of this situation is that the tribe was not consulted about the pipeline before the approval of it. They were completely blindsided by this news and are now fighting for their land. Recently, a massive Facebook protest also broke out in support of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe where…

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  • Social Justice Research Paper

    Gore was once that charismatic figurehead for the environmental justice movement especially with his presidential campaign; however, shortly after his fateful defeat he lost much of his acclaim. Known for his documentary An Inconvenient Truth that highlighted many of the natural disasters as an externality of global warming, Al Gore continued to strive towards environmental justice despite being the presumed leader for the movement no longer. A great variety of distinct organizations comprise…

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  • Oil Production In North Dakota

    to what one is accustomed to but it can also have negative consequences. The citizens of North Dakota have discovered this recently as their community has undergone significant transformations brought about by the production of oil. However, not all of the changes in this area have been negative, as numerous careers have been launched by…

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  • Native American Culture Observation Report

    when they see all of objects on the tables, they shared their knowledge to each other about what they know about objects. To me, I’m interested in the dream catcher and its story. I will go online and learn how to do the dream catcher, I hope it would bring me a good dream every night. Besides that, they sold the souvenir when the presentation had finished. In my opinion, this activity will be a good way to bring the Native American culture to everybody today. Notably, they introduce their…

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  • Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Essay

    The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of the Dakotas Context: The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is located in both North and South Dakota. This tribe is often called the Sioux tribe, a derogatory term that dates back to the seventeenth century, when the Ojibwa called the Lakota and Dakota “Nadouwesou”. French traders then shortened it to its last syllable “Sioux” (“standingrock.org”, 10/21/14) Part of the Dakotas was purchased by the United States from France through the Louisiana purchase. The Dakotas were…

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  • The Mandan Indians

    environment and climate to pests and other human beings. Many of the introductions into their world had both positive and negative effects. How were they able to survive and what drove them on a daily basis? The Mandans were like other tribes of their time in that they searched for a place to live that provided the resources necessary to maintain their life. They also made sure the place could be protected from attacking or invading hostiles. Their lives were not focused on material…

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