The event took place the same day as similar protests across the country and a march in Washington, D.C., that ended at the White House and drew thousands of participants.
Earlier this week, demonstrators erected Native American dwellings, known as tipis, on the National Mall, urging the government to change course on the oil project.
Members of reservation, other Native Americans and so-called "water protectors" brought their fight to the USA capital after months of protest at the site of the planned construction ended when their camp was evacuated.
The tribe will continue to take legal action, specifically targeting the easement granted by the US Army Corps of Engineers.
"Water is the basic need of life", Yasmin said.
Chad Harrison, a 1995 Notre Dame graduate and Standing Rock tribal councilman, told Lattimer and Leen that the council was well aware that their fight would not be easy.
"This movement [against DAPL] has evolved into a powerful global phenomenon highlighting the necessity to respect Indigenous Nations and their right to protect their homelands, environment, and future generations", read a statement from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, the Indigenous Environmental Network, and the Native Organizers Alliance.
More specifically, the tribe is marching in support of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe out of North Dakota. But just days after taking office in January, Trump signed an executive order, smoothing the way for the project to go ahead.
"We know he has closed his heart and his mind to us as he did the rest of the nation", she said.
Iowa State University researchers began collecting data on the effects of construction past year.
Dakota Access Pipeline LLC is funding the project.
In an email from the Fremont County Democratic Party, Dave Archambault, chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux tribes, called on Native relatives and allies to rise with them. Dozens of people interviewed in the teepee encampment Thursday said they simply want to have a voice when it comes to the decision process.
Explaining he believed the tribes were unlikely to prevail in their lawsuit at this point, Boasberg denied their request to halt construction on the pipeline, or stop oil from flowing through it once it is complete.
Indigenous people from numerous tribes attend a protest in Washington D.C., the United States, on March 10, 2017.
Meanwhile, since the time the protests began, various pipeline ruptures across the United States leaked over 200,000 gallons of crude oil, 176,000 being from a 6-inch diameter pipeline in Billings County, North Dakota on December 5; Dakota Access will have a diameter of 30-inches. "It's essential for us as Native peoples to rise up together, to speak out against the tyranny that is right now the White house administration".