The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is a sovereign nation with its own laws, territory and government. The SRST is a specific tribal government nearest and most actively involved in a legal and political capacity with preventing the Dakota Access Pipeline from crossing the river just north of their reservation border.
The Tribe is not the official organizer or funder of the water protection camps, though they do monitor and support the camps in different ways, and their goals are closely aligned. The continued fight against Dakota Access LLC (the pipeline company) drains resources from the Tribe, particularly on the legal front. SRST requires badly needed funding to continue to successfully operate and to support the grassroots efforts of the water protectors in the way that they deem most appropriate as a sovereign nation.
Follow this link to donate to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s Dakota Access Pipeline Donation Fund.
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