Last updated in 2018

Broad Teaching Resources from Indigenous Studies Scholars

Standing Rock Syllabus (includes PDFs of the sources)

Standing Rock, #NoDAPL, and Mni Wiconi (short essay collection)

Fighting for our Lives: #NoDAPL in Historical Context

#NoDAPL: Updates, Resources, and Reflections

#NoDAPL Online Essays and Articles

To Save the Water – We Must Break the Cycle of Colonial Trauma

Why the Founder of Standing Rock Sioux Camp Can’t Forget the Whitestone Massacre

“Obama, Hear Our Cry”: Lakota Women Call on President to Stop Violence

Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault II On Army Corps Decision

Professor James Grijalva on DAPL Issue, including Concerns about Consultation

Dallas Goldtooth on Police Violence & Repression of Movement Against DAPL

How Tribes Will Fight the Dakota Access Pipeline in Court

How the Archaeological Review Behind the Dakota Access Pipeline Went Wrong

How to Talk About #NoDAPL: A Native Perspective

The White Horse and the Humvees—Standing Rock Is Offering Us a Choice

Winona LaDuke on the Dakota Access Pipeline: What Would Sitting Bull Do?

For Native Americans, Land Is More Than Just the Ground Beneath Their Feet

Standing Ground on NoDAPL: Oceti Sakowin School to Educate the Next Generation

No One Goes Hungry: The Kitchen That Serves Traditional Lakota Food and Values

Why Understanding Native American Religion is Important for Resolving the DAPL Crisis

Water Protectors’ Efforts are not in Vain

Bigger than Law

Writings by Kyle in Red Ink and The Conversation and an Interview in Yale Environment 360

The Dakota Access Pipeline, Environmental Injustice, and U.S. Colonialism

Five Reasons Why the North Dakota Pipeline Fight will Continue in 2017

At Standing Rock, a Battle over Fossil Fuels and Land

Why the Native American Pipeline Resistance in North Dakota is about Climate Justice

Pro-Pipeline Online Essays and Articles (and some others better characterized as “deflationary”) 

Next Steps for Judge Boasberg in Dakota Access: Let DAPL Remain Operational

What the Dakota Access Pipeline Is Really About

The Twisted Economics of the Dakota Access Pipeline

Not All the Standing Rock Sioux Are Protesting the Pipeline

Dakota Pipeline’s Builder Says Obstacles Will Disappear Under Donald Trump

Victory at Standing Rock Reflects a Failure of US Energy and Climate Policy

North Dakota Governor says Pipeline Company ‘Abdicated’ Role in Defending Project


2017 Executive Order on Dakota Access Pipeline

Dakota Access Pipeline Fight – By the Numbers

Standing Rock Litigation Documents

District Judge Boasberg’s Order Against the Preliminary Injunction

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s Statement on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Decision

Army will not Grant Easement for Dakota Access Pipeline Crossing

Army Corps of Engineers Statement (November) on the Dakota Access Pipeline

We Are Our Own Medicine

UN Expert: Indigenous Peoples Must be Consulted Prior to Oil Pipeline Construction



Artwork by Dylan Miner


Poster supporting Standing Rock against pipelines
Poster protesting oil pipelines on indigenous lands