The 4. In December, the Obama administration halted the development of the Dakota Access Pipeline to pump fracking oil from North Dakota to the state of Illinois. Oil transfer Energy Transfer Partners and its Texas chief Kelcy Warren failed to stop the Lakota Indians' fight against the oil pipeline "The Black Snake." The Army Corps of Engineers does not permit the company to put oil pipes under the Lakota Tribe's only drinking water source. The Missouri River is the water reservoir for the Native American Reserve and 18 millions of Americans down the Missouri-Mississippi River. The eight-month resistance battle succeeds – for now.
Sacred tombs and ancient Native American cultural landscapes have been destroyed by the oil company's excavators, LaDonna says. . .
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