Teepees and numerous tents are set up Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, by Dakota Access oil pipeline protesters in southern North Dakota on property owned by the pipeline company in an attempt to halt construction of the controversial project.

North Dakota ‘Water Protectors’ Reclaim Land, Build New Camps To Block Dakota Access Pipeline

Police are turning up the pressure on thousands of people gathered in various camps in North Dakota to protest the construction of the 1,100-mile pipeline, and MintPress News will be there all week with live, on-the-ground reporting by independent journalist Derrick Broze.