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Fielding Graduate University: A Statement of Support for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

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The academic senate and administrator leadership teams at FGU have sent this letter to both the Chair of the Standing Rock Nation and to President Obama. Only a few leaders in universities across the nation have taken such an action (See "Standing Rock and "Sitting" Universities " in a previous Op Ed piece). I hope this will encourage others to bring higher education into action. --Wahinkpe Topa (Four Arrows)

Chairman Dave Archambault II

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

Building 1 North Standing Rock Ave.

Fort Yates, ND 58530

November 21, 2016

A Statement of Support for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

We the Senate Leadership Committee of Fielding Graduate University stand in solidarity with Chairman Dave Archambault II, tribal members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, and their allies against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, a project of Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners. This project is a violation of treaty rights and federal law and threatens lives.

As our colleagues at The New School for Social Research have written:

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