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Mni Wiconi

Direc­tor: Lucian Reed

The mean­ing of Mni Wiconi is “water is life.”  This com­pelling film doc­u­ments the first eight months of the efforts of the Stand­ing Rock Sioux tribe and their allies from across the coun­try to peace­ful­ly demon­strate on behalf of clean water and envi­ron­men­tal pro­tec­tion, as they attempt to stop con­struc­tion of the 1,100-mile Dako­ta Access Pipeline that threat­ens the health of the mighty Mis­souri Riv­er.

Released in 2016

8 min­utes

Short Film


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