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Arrests at #NoDapl Gathering Include Actress Shailene Woodley Who Livestreamed Event

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown October 12th, 2016 Last Updated on: October 12th, 2016

A lot of folks were out on Indigenous People's Day fighting against the Dakota Access Pipeline.

About 200 people were at a construction site speaking out against the pipeline when police started arresting people for trespassing. Actress Shailene Woodley, who has starred in such movies as Divergent and The Fault in Our Stars, has been very vocal about her stance on the pipeline and has joined in with others who are fighting against its construction. She was at the construction site Monday and was one of 27 people arrested.

Her publicist tells E! News, “She appreciates the outpouring of support, not only for her, but more importantly, for the continued fight against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.”

You can watch the full two hour video that she livestreamed on Facebook, which ends with her arrest:


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About Toyacoyah Brown

Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.



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