Tribes push back as President Donald Trump revives unwanted pipelines
January 26, 2017
Tribal leaders across the nation are standing united as they push back against unwanted infrastructure projects on their homelands.
The battle is unfortunately a familiar one. For decades, and even centuries, massive dams, sprawling highways, poisonous mines, radioactive nuclear facilities, dangerous military ranges and similar developments have been imposed on tribes by officials in Washington, D.C., often without a full consideration of the impacts on the affected communities.