In order to protest the construction of an oil pipeline that would be built across the Missouri River near their tribal lands in North Dakota, Native American tribal members took a stand and rode on horseback to speak their piece. Their reason for the protest is that they believe the construction of a Dakota Access Pipeline would contaminate the Missouri River. The pipe would also be built through Native American burial
RT America’s Alexey Yaroshevsky has been reporting for days on the Dakota Access Pipeline, infrastructure that has drawn sharp criticism from Native Americans whose land the pipeline is being built upon. Yaroshevsky brings the latest from the tribe in this report.