Dakota Access- Sacred Sites in the Media

Posted on December 12, 2016 by


The construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline in 2016 has taken the United States by storm. In this podcast, I discuss the media’s portrayal of sacred religious Native American lands, why they portray the issue the way they do and these portrayal’s effects on the audiences of their sources.

Works Cited

Bailey, Sarah Pulliam. “The Dakota Access Pipeline Isn’t Just about the Environment. It’s about Religion.” The Washington Post. N.p., 5 Dec. 2016. Web.

Colwell, Chip. “Why Sacred Sites Were Destroyed for the Dakota Access Pipeline.” EcoWatch. N.p., 26 Nov. 2016. Web. 

Donnella, Leah. “The Standing Rock Resistance Is Unprecedented (It’s Also Centuries Old).” NPR. NPR, 22 Nov. 2016. Web.

Kozak, Edmund. “Left Pushes Misinformation in War Against Dakota Access Pipeline.” LifeZette. N.p., 05 Dec. 2016. Web.

LaPier, Rosalyn R. “Why Understanding Native American Religion Is Key to Resolving Dakota Access Pipeline Crisis.” Religion News Service. N.p., 03 Nov. 2016. Web.

Lauren, Tomi. “Tomi Lahren Exposes REAL Facts About The Dakota Access Pipeline [Video].” Conservative Post. N.p., n.d. Web.

Medina, Daniel A. “7 Things to Know about the Dakota Access Pipeline Protests.” NBCNews.com. NBCUniversal News Group, 04 Nov. 2016. Web.

Nienaber, Georgianne. “Sacred Burial Grounds Sold To Dakota Access Pipeline.” The Huffington Post. TheHuffingtonPost.com, 24 Sept. 2016. Web.

Press, Associated. “Anti-pipeline Protesters Demonstrate in North Dakota on Thanksgiving Day.” Fox News. FOX News Network, 24 Nov. 2016. Web.

Ravitz, Jessica. “The Sacred Land at the Center of the Dakota Pipeline Fight.” CNN. Cable News Network, 1 Nov. 2016. Web.

Scott, Tim. “The Dakota Access Pipeline and the Doctrine of Native Genocide.” Truthout. N.p., 06 Dec. 2016. Web.

“What to Know About the Dakota Access Pipeline Protests.” Time. Time, n.d. Web.

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