Wonder #2828: Who Are the Water Protectors?

Question 1 of 3

What sparked the Water Protector movement?

  1. the increasing pollution of rivers, lakes, and oceans, which is expected to get worse the coming years
  2. decreasing access to clean water for more and more of the world’s population
  3. Enbridge’s plan to build Line 3, which Water Protectors argue will harm the environment and violate Indigenous sovereignty
  4. plans to build the Dakota Access Pipeline, which the Sioux tribe claimed would threaten their access to clean water and harm their sacred sites

Question 2 of 3

What is the name of the protests associated with the Dakota Access Pipeline construction?

  1. Standing Rock Protests
  2. Line 3 Protests
  3. Water Protector Protests
  4. Sioux Tribe Protests

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following is NOT a way that you can support the Water Protector movement?

  1. ask a family member to help you find out the pros and cons of oil pipelines
  2. read about Indigenous rights
  3. donate money to companies that construct oil pipelines
  4. learn about the treaties the U.S. and Canada have signed with American Indian nations

Check your answers online at https://www.wonderopolis.org/index.php/wonder/Who-Are-the-Water-Protectors.