Report of Grand Chief Edward John on his official visit to Standing Rock as an expert member of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, Oct. 28 – 31, 2016.

Report and Statement from

Chief Edward John

Expert Member of the

United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

 

Firsthand observations of conditions surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline

(North Dakota, USA)

November 1, 2016

 

In response to an October 28, 2016 letter of invitation (attached) to me as an Expert Member of the UNPFII from Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman, David Archambault, I traveled from my community to North Dakota to see, firsthand, the conditions that he, his peoples and those from other communities have been facing in relation to the clearing of the right of way and subsequent construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline…

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