How Standing Rock became a site of pilgrimage
A better review of the cultural heritage might have prevented the face-off over the Dakota Access Pipeline (AFP)

By Rosalyn R. LaPier, Visiting Assistant Professor of Women's Studies, Environmental Studies and Native American Religion, Harvard University. The Army Corps of Engineers, the federal agency responsible for investigating, developing and maintaining water and related environmental resources, recently announced that they would not allow the Dakota Access pipeline to be constructed under the Missouri River and…