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In 2016, the world looked onas thousands set up camp within Standing Rock Sioux Reservation to protest there-routing of the Dakota Access oil pipeline close to the Reservation'snorthern border. People from many Native American tribes were joined bynon-tribal environmentalists, including US army veterans, all of them standingin solidarity with the Lakota. Then, in early 2017, the protest was disbandedusing brutal force. And that is when the real struggle began.

From the decline of theEast coast tribes to the dispossession of the native people along the Missouribasin, from the Battle of Little Bighorn to Wounded Knee, America’s indigenouspeoples have been subject to horrendous persecution, land grabs and the steadyerosion of their way of life. Frontline journalist Ekberzade Bikem recounts theepic story of this centuries’ old struggle as told to her by the guardiansof the oral history of the Great Plains, the grandson of chief Sitting Bull'snephew and many of the other activists pledged to continue the fight in theaftermath of Standing Rock.


In 2016, the world looked onas thousands set up camp within Standing Rock Sioux Reservation to protest there-routing of the Dakota Access oil pipeline close to the Reservation'snorthern border. People from many Native American tribes were joined bynon-tribal environmentalists, including US army veterans, all of them standingin solidarity with the Lakota. Then, in early 2017, the protest was disbandedusing brutal force. And that is when the real struggle began.

From the decline of theEast coast tribes to the dispossession of the native people along the Missouribasin, from the Battle of Little Bighorn to Wounded Knee, America’s indigenouspeoples have been subject to horrendous persecution, land grabs and the steadyerosion of their way of life. Frontline journalist Ekberzade Bikem recounts theepic story of this centuries’ old struggle as told to her by the guardiansof the oral history of the Great Plains, the grandson of chief Sitting Bull'snephew and many of the other activists pledged to continue the fight in theaftermath of Standing Rock.



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