Annotated Bibliography-LM

EMMONS, GEORGE. “The Unseen Harm: U.S.-Indian Relations & Tribal Sovereignty.” Golden Gate University Law Review, vol. 48, no. 2, May 2018, pp. 185–206. EBSCOhost,

This academic journal article goes over the history of the U.S. disregarding treaties with Native Americans, including the Sioux Tribe.

This article will help me learn more information on what happened between the Sioux Tribes and the government during the process of the Dakota Access Pipeline. I found this one prominent because it was posted in a law journal. This will help me build a timeline of the legal issues. It also compares other sites of Native Americans vs. U.S. where treaties were disregarded, and will help me gain insight into how other tribes view, and experience, the same issues the Sioux faced.

Greenpeace Reports. Too Far Too Often: Energy Transfer Partners’ Corporate Behavior On Human Rights, Free Speech, and the Environment. 18 June 2018,

This article goes into depth of the history of Energy Transfer Partners and the Dakota Access Pipeline.

In this article, Greenpeace Reports goes over safety concerns from the pipeline and how Energy Transfer Partners violated Native American rights. It goes into depth on the repeated injustices the Sioux faced, including being intimidated and silenced. This article will help me understand how this company was able to get away with building the pipeline in this area. It will give me insight into the minds of those in the oil industry, and how through strategic planning can maneuver plans in their desired direction.

Keywords: Indigenous, Energy, Toxics, Race, Water