Tribes Petition to Shut Down DAPL Standing Rock Sioux and Northern Cheyenne want to stop Dakota Access oil flow

Standing Rock Sioux and Northern Cheyenne want to stop Dakota Access oil flow Renae Ditmer • August 13, 2017 The Standing Rock Sioux and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes, have requested that the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) be shut down while a U.S. District Court Judge decides whether to mandate further environmental review.The tribes’ attorneys, with …

Global Coalition Stages Protests and Bank Closures Across Mother Earth to Defund Dakota Access Pipeline

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 3, 2017 CONTACT:For inquiries to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, contact Nick Pelosi, Director Corporate Engagement, First Peoples Worldwide, [email protected], 540-899-6545 For inquiries to the Indigenous Coalition at Standing Rock, contact Tara Houska, National Campaign Director, Honor the Earth, [email protected], 612-226-9404 For inquiries about the week of action and event logistics …

CREDO Statement on KXL and DAPL Executive Orders

  For Immediate Release Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 10:30am Credo Action Contact:  Email: [email protected] 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 …

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 …

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 …

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, [email protected], (507)-412-7609Jade Begay, [email protected], (505)-699-4791 Cannon Ball, ND - Today Colonel John W. Henderson of the United States Army Corps sent a letter to Dave Archambault II, …

Reality of Standing Rock

Published on Nov 22, 2016 Be a Creative Activist - http://www.jill2016.com/create "The mainstream media is lying about what is happening at Standing Rock. As someone who was there, I confirm what the water protectors have been going through. We need water and we are done with big corporations hurting and destroying our environment for financial …

WATER PROTECTORS ATTACKED AT BARRICADE

Contact: Jade Begay, [email protected], (505)-699-4791 Cannon Ball - On November 20th at approximately 6PM CST over 100 Water Protectors from the Oceti Sakowin and Sacred Stone Camps mobilized to a nearby bridge to remove a barricade that was built by the Morton County Sheriff's Department and the State of North Dakota. This barricade, built after …

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, [email protected]; Tim DeChristopher 801-362-6941, [email protected]   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 …

Environmental justice and conservation groups speak out about the illegality and injustice of the Dakota Access Pipeline

                      Kandi Mossett, [email protected], (701) 214-1389Jade Begay, [email protected], (505) 699-4791 Cannon Ball, ND- On November 15th Robert Kennedy Jr. (Waterkeeper Alliance), Michael Brune (Sierra Club), Kandi Mossett (Indigenous Environmental Network), and Joye Braun (Indigenous Environmental Network) spoke in a press conference at the Oceti Sakowin …

Indigenous Environmental Network on Army Corps Statement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2016 Indigenous Environmental Network on Army Corps Statement Contacts:Dallas Goldtooth, [email protected], (507)-412-7609Jade Begay, [email protected], (505) 699-4791 Cannon Ball, ND -  In a letter to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced they have not made a final decision on whether to grant Dakota Access …

Trump victory a new challenge for Dakota pipeline protesters

    By Ernest Scheyder and Valerie Volcovici The surprising victory by Native American and environmental groups in September to delay the Dakota Access Pipeline may turn out to be short-lived, after Donald Trump's unexpected win in the U.S. presidential election. Trump backs measures to speed energy industry development and upgrade the country's oil and …

People at the front lines of the battle over the Dakota Access Pipeline are calling it a ‘death sentence’

Erin Brodwin Nov. 1, 2016, 9:11 AM Thousands of protesters have been camping out for months in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, to protest the building of the Dakota Access Pipeline, a proposed 1,172-mile oil project that would shuttle half a million barrels of North Dakota-produced oil to refining markets in Illinois. The protesters, which include …

A day after the federal judge declared that he will wait up to two weeks to issue his ruling to temporarily halt construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, the Red Warrior Camp continues to grow and thrive.

August 25, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Cody Hall Organization: Red Warrior Camp Voice Phone Number: (605) 220-2531 Email Address: [email protected] Social Media: Facebook.com/RedWarriorCamp , @ZuyaLutaOceti on Twitter Cannon Ball River, 1851 Ft Laramie Treaty Territory… A day after the federal judge declared that he will wait up to two weeks to issue his …

TRIBAL GATHERING FACES AGGRESSIVE STATE REPRESSION AND MEDIA MANIPULATION

For Immediate Release: August 23, 2016 Contact: LaDonna Allard (CSS), [email protected], (701) 426-2064 Dallas Goldtooth (IEN), [email protected], (507) 412-7609 Tara Houska (HTE), [email protected], (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 …