Tar Sands Resistance March

On June 6, more than five thousand people converged on the Twin Cities to join the largest march to #StopTarSands ever in the Midwest.

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  1. People are lining up to #StopTarSands, with indigenous communities taking the lead.
    People are lining up to #StopTarSands, with indigenous communities taking the lead.
  2. They came to march against this:
  3. And this:
  4. Because a better future is possible:
  5. Stopping the destruction of tar sands brought people together from all over the country.
  6. Tribal leaders started the day with a sacred water ceremony and traditional dances:
  7. A traditional Aztec dance group kicks off the march to #StopTarSands.
    A traditional Aztec dance group kicks off the march to #StopTarSands.
  8. Only one word can describe the #StopTarSands march today. #powerful
    Only one word can describe the #StopTarSands march today. #powerful
  9. Communities on the front lines of the battle against tar sands pipelines came to defend their rights:
  10. Tar Sands Resistance March - Sierra Club
    Tar Sands Resistance March - Sierra Club
  11. Families and youth fought for a better future and a world powered by clean energy:
  12. People of faith proclaimed that the debate on climate change is over -- we have a moral imperative to act!
  13. Tar Sands Resistance March - Sierra Club
    Tar Sands Resistance March - Sierra Club
  14. Together we filled the streets of St. Paul and marched as one to stop the dirtiest oil on the planet.
  15. The march was led by indigenous communities whose territories have been invaded by tar sands and oil pipelines.
  16. Beautiful art carried a powerful message: Protect our water, climate, and communities from the devastation of dirty fuels.
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