From Standing Rock to Denver: Four Stories

The protests over the Dakota Access Pipeline, which would carry crude oil through four states despite the fierce opposition of the native Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, have been bolstered by manpower from around the world, including Denver. The local Black Lives Matter chapter recently spent some time in Standing Rock, and the American Indian Movement has rallied in support of the the Sioux at local protests. Continue reading for four of our stories about local ties to the now-international movement.
1. North Dakota Oil Pipeline Fight Comes to Denver

2. Black Lives Matter 5280 Recaps Trip to Standing Rock to Oppose Oil Pipeline
3. Denver Protests: See Standing Rock, Post-Trump Community for Unity Rallies
4. New Generation to Lead Four Directions March Against Denver's Columbus Day
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