Dakota Access Pipeline

  • Camps Prepare as Federal Injunction Hearing Looms

    August 24, 2016
    Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, ND – Unicorn Riot returned to the site of ongoing demonstrations against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). The demonstrations peaked on August 15th (as seen below), when multiple direct actions forced work to be called off at the west Missouri river…...
  • State Police Begin Checkpoints, Roadblocks, and Psyops as Protesters Unite to Defend Water

    August 17, 2016
    Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, ND – Occupations and demonstrations continued August 17th at the site of construction for the Missouri River crossing of the Dakota Access Pipeline. With no police or workers seemingly on site, demonstrations persisted against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Thousands of protesters,…...
  • Dakota Access Pipeline Construction Halted for Second Day, Protest Camps Expand

    August 17, 2016
    Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, ND – On Tuesday, August 17th, protesters gathered at the entrance to the construction site to begin their daily prayers. Day 7 #NoDapl protesters pray at the gates to #DefendWater. Police & workers did not show up in the morning. pic.twitter.com/hLAwnbcfAn…...
  • Land Defenders Storm Construction Site to Protect Water

    August 15, 2016
    Standing Rock Reservation, ND – As Monday’s protest grew, construction was halted after a group of tribal women led tribal protesters and allies onto the Dakota Access Pipeline site. Video: Tribal Woman explains why they #DefendWater & oppose the #DakotaAccessPipeline. #NoDAPL pic.twitter.com/ijPHijFu72 — Unicorn Riot…...
  • Pipeline Resistance Encampment Swells; Prepares for More Action

    August 14, 2016
    Standing Rock Reservation, ND – It’s been four days since construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline Missouri River crossing was slated to begin. The first three days were punctuated by constant and growing protests. On the fourth day, no workers or police showed up, though…...
  • Fight to Protect Land & Water Intensifies Around Construction of Dakota Access Pipeline

    August 12, 2016
    Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, ND – A day after a dozen or so arrests, tribal members and others continue blockading construction entrance sites on day three of the stepped up direct action, leading to more arrests. Many people from across the region heard the call…...
  • Arrests Made as Citizens Block Dakota Access Pipeline Construction

    August 11, 2016
    Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, ND – Nearly a dozen arrests have been made as Indigenous tribal members and allies stand firm in their attempt to block the Dakota Access Pipeline from being built. As the sun rose on the second day the occupation of the…...
  • Standing Rock Tribal Members & Allies Block Entrance to Pipeline Construction Site

    August 10, 2016
    Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, ND – On August 10th, resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline (#DAPL, also known as the Bakken Pipeline) entered a new phase as the Army Corps of Engineers approved construction of the pipeline under the Missouri River. Unicorn Riot has returned…...
  • Dakota Access Pipeline Blockade Enters 2nd Month

    May 27, 2016
    Standing Rock Sioux Nation – Unicorn Riot is back at Sacred Stone Spirit Camp on Standing Rock Reservation for the third time. Here is a video encapsulating what is happening. We are back, bringing you coverage and media from the front-lines of the fight against…...
  • Sacred Stone Camp Resists Dakota Access Pipeline

    May 5, 2016
    Standing Rock Spirit Camp visits Colonel from Army Corp of Engineers from Unicorn Riot on Vimeo. Unicorn Riot visited the Sacred Stone camp which over sees the confluence of the Missouri and Cannonball River on April 30th, 2016. Near a month has passed since our…...