“The fight continues and we are winning. Prayer and peace is what got us here…. we were told by our youth, and we were told by our elders, and we were told by the spirits to remain non-violent…. and if you remain non-violent you will be successful.”
“Yesterday it was announced that the Army Corps of Engineers will not be granting the final permit needed for the pipeline construction.
“Despite the decision, the pipeline company, Energy Transfer Partners, issued an announcement that it is still committed to seeing this “vital” project completed.
“We will continue to defend the land and protect the water. We will also continue to pray that one day those at ETP and in the fossil fuel industry will see that their vitality is not dependent on oil.
“To all of you who have come, from wherever you came – your homes and your towns, or communities, your nations – I will never forget you.”