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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…


Proposed line 3 pipeline springs activists into action

“Pipelines spill, tar sands kill” read one sign from the Hold the Line March to Stop Line 3 on Sept. 28, as activists marched to the state capitol to protest the construction of a new tar sands pipeline in northern Minnesota. Several environmental advocacy groups including Youth Climate Intervenors and Honor the Earth, united to…


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…

Macalester students protest  Alberta Clipper pipeline

Macalester students protest Alberta Clipper pipeline

Around 75 Macalester students participated in a protest against the Alberta Clipper Pipeline on Thursday, April 3rd. The protest was sponsored in part by Minnesota 350, a climate change organization based out of Minnesota, and was organized by a group of five Macalester students as a result of a semester’s worth of planning. The outcry…