Opinion

Indigenous population at Mac deserves better

by Proud Indigenous People for Education [email protected] Macalester College was built on land that belongs to the Dakota people. The Dakota, an Indigenous sovereign nation, were forced into exile after the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. This exile is much more complicated than Minnesota history chooses to remember: it is a direct result of the settler…

Opinion

The Dakota Access Pipeline: One big human rights violation

Since April 2016, Dakota people and thousands of other indigenous peoples have been protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline. The plan of the DAPL allows Dakota Access, LLC, a subsidiary of Energy Transfer Crude Oil Company, LLC, to place pipelines under the Missouri River,and drill for gallons of oil. The pipeline would run approximately 1,100 miles…