Standing Rock Sioux Tribe reacts to Trump’s executive orders to advance construction of DAPL

CANNON BALL, N.D. - The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe issued the following statement Tuesday after President Trump signed executive orders to advance construction of the Dakota Access and Keystone XL Pipelines. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe said Tuesday that President Donald Trump’s executive action towards an approval of an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline …

CREDO Statement on KXL and DAPL Executive Orders

  For Immediate Release Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 10:30am Credo Action Contact:  Email: citizenaction@credoaction.com CREDO Staetment on KXL and DAPL Executive Orders WASHINGTON - CREDO released the statement below in response to reports that Pres. Trump plans to sign executive orders to advance construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines: “President Trump …

Banks Financing Dakota Access Pipeline Decline Meeting with Tribal Leaders

One month after the pipeline was effectively put “on hold” by the Army Corps of Engineers, major commercial banks are still banking on the project — and losing thousands of customers a week as a result. Standing Rock, ND – For the last six weeks, a global coalition has been pressuring banks providing project loans …

ACTION ON JANUARY 28th TO CARRY THE PRAYER FROM STANDING ROCK TO BANKS WORLDWIDE

Dear Global Family, Thank you for your commitment to our collective future. Standing Rock is still standing strong through freezing temperatures, bravely holding the prayer for our water, our earth and our children's future - And they need our help. YOU ARE INVITED TO JOIN A GLOBAL SYNCHRONIZED PRAYER ACTION ON JANUARY 28th TO CARRY …

Leonard Peltier Denied Clemency by Obama

  The Office of the Pardon Attorney has announced President Obama has denied clemency to imprisoned Native American activist Leonard Peltier. Peltier is a former member of the American Indian Movement who was convicted of killing two FBI agents during a shootout on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in 1975. He has long maintained …

Executive Clemency for Leonard Peltier

This post was taken from Ruth Hopkins on Twitter this afternoon.  It is a copy of a letter sent from the Oglala Sioux Tribe in South Dakota requesting Clemency by President Obama before he leaves office. Please share far and wide and make your own request for Leonard Peltier's clemency and read about the case …

We must defend the victory at Standing Rock

We must defend the victory at Standing Rock Call Now Indigenous water protectors last month secured a major win for Standing Rock. Your actions helped. The Army Corps of Engineers was convinced to halt the Dakota Access Pipeline and conduct an Environmental Impact Statement review.We need to stand with Standing Rock to ensure that the …

Wishing you a blessed Solstice from Standing Rock!

We are still standing strong in our prayer at Standing Rock. While the winter has laid a blanket upon the sacred lands of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation and many Water Protectors have returned home to reunite with family for the holidays, a beautiful unification is occurring with those who remain to protect our water …

Following blizzard-like conditions and plummeting temperatures at Standing Rock, Chairman David Archambault released a letter…

December 8, 2016 Indigenous Environmental Network Responds to Chairman Archambault’s Ask for Water Protectors to Return Home and Comments on the Fight Ahead Press Contact: Jade Begay, 505-699-4791, jade@ienearth.org December 8, 2016 [Cannon Ball, ND] - Following blizzard-like conditions and plummeting temperatures at Standing Rock, Chairman David Archambault released a letter respectfully asking visiting Water …

The US Army Corps of Engineers will not grant permission for the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross Lake Oahe

  "The Department of the Army will not approve an easement that would allow the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota," said a statement on the US Army website, citing the Assistant Secretary for Civil Works, Jo-Ellen Darcy. According to Darcy, it was “clear” they needed to address concerns …

U.S. veterans to form human shield at Dakota pipeline protest

By Terray Sylvester | CANNON BALL, N.D. More than 2,000 U.S. military veterans plan to form a human shield to protect protesters of a pipeline project near a Native American reservation in North Dakota, organizers said, just ahead of a federal deadline for activists to leave the camp they have been occupying. It comes as …

Army Corps Threatens to Close Oceti Sakowin Camp on December 5th

                    SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2016 Army Corps Threatens to Close Oceti Sakowin Camp on December 5th Contacts: Dallas Goldtooth, dallas@ienearth.org, (507)-412-7609Jade Begay, jade@ienearth.org, (505)-699-4791 Cannon Ball, ND - Today Colonel John W. Henderson of the United States Army Corps sent a letter to Dave Archambault II, …

Sophia Wilansky was airlifted after being critically injured by a concussion grenade at Standing Rock, ND

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 22, 2016 Contacts:Marla Marcum 781-475-0996, marla.marcum@gmail.com; Tim DeChristopher 801-362-6941, tim.dechristopher@gmail.com   Boston, MA -- Among the Spectra pipeline resisters scheduled to appear in West Roxbury District Court today is 22 year old Sophia Wilansky.  Sophia is one of the Mass Grave 6 defendants, along with Karenna Gore, daughter of former vice-president …

TRIBAL GATHERING FACES AGGRESSIVE STATE REPRESSION AND MEDIA MANIPULATION

For Immediate Release: August 23, 2016 Contact: LaDonna Allard (CSS), ladonnabrave1@aol.com, (701) 426-2064 Dallas Goldtooth (IEN), dallas@ienearth.org, (507) 412-7609 Tara Houska (HTE), tara@honorearth.org, (612) 226-9404 The historic gathering of tribes from across the continent in opposition to the Dakota Access pipeline continues in the face of aggressive state repression and media manipulation.  Last Friday, Governor …