#NoDAPL Banner Displayed at US Bank Stadium During NFL Game

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown January 3rd, 2017 Last Updated on: March 16th, 2019

Definitely one heck of a way to make a statement! During yesterday's Minnesota Vikings versus Chicago Bears football game, a couple of people climbed into the rafters and dropped a banner down for thousands of people to see. The banner, which shows the US Bank logo at the top with the words “Divest #NoDAPL”, calls for US Bank to divest from the Dakota Access Pipeline project.

And if you weren't already aware, US Bank is a Minneapolis-based company with the Vikings' stadium named after the institution, so really what better place to protest the issue?

WCCO – CBS Minnesota has more on the story:

So what do you guys think? Great way to draw attention to the issue or crazy stunt that puts progress of the movement in jeopardy? I have seen a lot of back and forth on this.

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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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Running Doe

Iagree with all they are doing Standing with Standing Rock, water is life, blessings with smoke and prayers going up for all of our native brothers and sisters, Running Doe

Donna Hamende

I agree with Standing Rock and think this was just great.

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