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About Dave Archambault II

David Archambault II (Lakota: Tokala Ohitika) is former tribal Chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota. In 2016, Chairman Archambault emerged as a global leader for Indigenous Peoples’ rights as he led the opposition to the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. He continues to be a voice for tribal sovereignty in championing protection of tribal treaty lands and natural resources.

Articles by Dave Archambault II

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What we missed when the world's eyes fell on Standing Rock

It is too early too see the environmental impacts of the Dakota Access Pipeline. But Standing Rock learned a lot about how to resist the self-interest of dominant society for future movements, explains Dave Archambault II.

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