On Sacred Ground

On Sacred Ground

ON SACRED GROUND is based on the true events during the 2016 construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline that runs through the Standing Rock Reservation. The film follows Daniel (Mapother), a journalist and military veteran, and Elliot (Arquette), an oil company executive, who find themselves on opposite sides of the fight during the construction of the contentious pipeline. As the story unfolds, the two characters go down separate paths during one of the most heated protests and confrontations with Native American tribes in modern US history.

- Synopsis provided by Internet Video Archive



  • Oliver Howes


  • David Arquette
  • William Mapother
  • Amy Smart
  • Kerry Knuppe
  • Frances Fisher
  • Irene Bedard
  • Mariel Hemingway
  • David Midthunder
  • Che Jim
  • KateLynn E. Newberry


  • Josh Tickell
  • Joshua Tickell
  • Rebecca Harrell Tickell
  • William Mapother


  • Alex Parslow
  • Chenney Chen
  • Darius Fisher
  • John Paul DeJoria
  • Jon Kyle Hansen
  • Josh Tickell
  • Matthew Shreder
  • Rebecca Harrell Tickell
  • Wesley Hartshorn
  • William Mapother

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