What’s lost was just recently found. Amazingly, the uncontacted tribe seemed to have thrived instead of suffering in the face of outside threats.
For now, the government has halted construction on the pipeline that the Standing Rock tribe and thousands of their allies are protesting. This is a temporary respite and the controversy is expected to stretch ahead. Here are a few facts to better understand the Dallas Access Pipeline project and its consequences on the Sioux and the greater population.