On March 29, 2016, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe released a press statement listing both the reasons why they oppose the construction of the Bakken Oil Pipeline (Dakota Access) as well as how they plan to oppose it.
There will be a Horse Ride and Spirit Camp this Friday, April 1st on the Standing Rock Reservation in Cannon Ball, North Dakota.
"Cannonball, SD – On April 1st, 2016, tribal citizens of the Standing Rock Lakota Nation and ally Lakota, Nakota, & Dakota citizens, under the group name “Chante tin’sa kinanzi Po” will have a Horse Ride to celebrate the founding of a Spirit Camp that will be erected along the proposed route of the bakken oil pipeline, Dakota Access. This camp will be called Iŋyaŋ Wakȟáŋaǧapi Othí, translated as Sacred Rock, the original name of the Cannonball area. The Spirit Camp is dedicated to stopping and raising awareness of the Dakota Access pipeline, the dangers associated with pipeline spills and the necessity to protect the water resources of the Missouri river."