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 …

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 …