Standing Rock Sioux Chairman David Archambault visited the Indigenous Forum hosted by Columbia University on October 26th, 2016. Chairman Archambault discussed the Dakota Access oil pipeline and the subsequent response. Click here to view his full remarks.
The Standing Rock Sioux are at the center of the dispute over the Dakota Access oil pipeline, which will cut north of the reservation border, crossing sacred sites and jeopardizing Standing Rock’s water supply. Hundreds of tribes have offered support and thousands of protesters have mobilized to protect Standing Rock.