NEW: Standing Rock tribe: "Our fight is no longer at the North Dakota site itself. Our fight is with Congress and the Trump administration." pic.twitter.com/Qy97N52SxD
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) February 7, 2017
— Standing Rock Sioux (@StandingRockST) December 4, 2016
We teachers shouldn’t shouldn’t shy away from tackling what some would consider “controversial” issues (The Best Posts & Articles On How To Teach “Controversial” Topics) and that includes the Standing Rock protest.
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Here is what I have so far – feel free to suggest additional resources:
Battle Over an Oil Pipeline: Teaching About the Standing Rock Sioux Protests is from The New York Times Learning Network. It’s clearly the number one place to go.
7 history lessons that help explain tribal N.D. pipeline protests is from a Portland TV station.
North Dakota Pipeline Protest – Indigenous Nations Unite is a good lesson plan.
Helping Students Connect With Standing Rock is from Teaching Tolerance.
Thanksgiving at Standing Rock are amazing photos from GQ.
Water Cannons and Tear Gas Used Against Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters is a photo gallery from The Atlantic.
‘This pipeline represents something deeper’: Voices from Standing Rock is from The Washington Post.
Gallery: Portraits from the Standing Rock protests is from TED Talks.
Standing Rock Pipeline Protesters, Ordered to Leave, Dig In is from The NY Times.
Fake Cowboys and Real Indians is from The NY Times.
The Conflicts Along 1,172 Miles of the Dakota Access Pipeline is a NY Times interactive.