Water Protectors Prepare For Battle: The Next Big Resistance In South Dakota

It’s raining buckets outside. The back and forth of the windshield wipers and Siri’s monotone guidance accompanies me through the roads riddled with potholes and semi-trucks. I pass several gated factories to an empty corner of the property, where the Puyallup Tribe and their allies had been protesting the Puget Sound Energy Liquid Natural Gas …

An Activist Stands Accused of Firing a Gun at Standing Rock. It Belonged to Her Lover — an FBI Informant.

Will Parrish   December 11 2017,Red Fawn Fallis’s case sheds light on federal law enforcement’s surveillance of the water protector movement and generations of indigenous activists.View More from this Timeline StoryAs law enforcement officers advanced in a U-shaped sweep line down North Dakota Highway 1806 last October, pushing back Dakota Access opponents from a camp in …

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 …

Gov’t Says Releasing Reports On Dakota Pipeline Spill Would ‘Endanger Peoples’ Lives

  Chris White 2:11 PM 04/26/2017 Releasing information about a possible Dakota Access Pipeline spill could pose a serious threat to local citizens, according to the agency responsible for approving the contentious oil project. Army Corps of Engineers rejected a Freedom of Information request earlier this month for the assessment report on potential environmental impact …

Sheriff Who Met DAPL Opponents With Brute Force Now Advising Other Law Enforcement

  Nebraska officials are reportedly preparing for what they expect will be massive protests against the Keystone XL pipeline by Lauren McCauley, staff writer Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier, made infamous for leading his department in brutal confrontations with opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline, is reportedly advising other law enforcement on how to deal …

April 28th is the Day to Hold the Red Line! Will you join us as we hold Mother Earth’s Red Line?

  April 28th is the Day to Hold the Red Line! Will you join us as we hold Mother Earth’s Red Line? The Indigenous Environmental Network is standing on the frontline of Climate Justice with All Nations to denounce the three evils that Martin Luther King called out in his iconic Beyond Vietnam speech 50 …

Opinion: Trump’s decisions to expedite the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines could actually slow them down

Published: Mar 20, 2017 5:28 a.m. ET Cutting regulatory or procedural corners on the oil pipelines increases the risk of successful court challenges and trade disputes President Donald J. Trump’s new actions intended to expedite approval of energy and infrastructure projects were hailed by industry groups and decried by environmentalists. If those actions are implemented …

Bless The Water around the World on March 22 for World Water Day

  Join us on World Water Day in a Global Prayer for Water Join us as we come together to Bless The Water around the World on March 22 for World Water Day.Gather at your local water source, or home, and place good intentions and prayers into the water. Let’s stand in solidarity with the …

Dakota protesters regroup, plot resistance to other pipelines

Sat Feb 25, 2017 By Terray Sylvester | CANNON BALL, N.D. Opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline who were pushed out of their protest camp this week have vowed to keep up efforts to stop the multibillion-dollar project and take the fight to other pipelines as well. The Oceti Sakowin camp in Cannon Ball, North …

The Indigenous Environment Network Responds to Forced Evacuation of DAPL Resistance Camps

Media Contacts:Jade Begay, [email protected], 505-699-4791 Nina Smith, [email protected], 301-717-9006 We apologize for incorrectly identifying 7th Generation Camp as Four Bands camp and have made the correction in the text below. CANNON BALL, N.D.-- At  2 pm CT on February 22, 2017, water protectors at the Oceti Sakowin camp were evicted by the Army Corps of …

Tuesday February 7, the US Army Corps gave notice of intent to grant the final easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline

Rise With Standing Rock and Indigenous Resistance Yesterday, Tuesday February 7, the US Army Corps gave notice of intent to grant the final easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross the Mni Sose (Missouri River).  They are skipping the Environmental Impact Study ordered in December, and skipping the congressional notification period required by law …

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 …

‘The Dakota Access pipeline is becoming a litmus test for all banks involved’

With the Trump administration making clear its intent to push forward the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL) regardless of widespread opposition, campaigners are ramping up their call for the project's financial backers to pull their support. "If money rules the day then we will bring compassion to our capital by divesting."—Chase Iron Eyes, Lakota People's Law …

Wells Fargo Issues Statement in Response to Dakota Access Pipeline Protests

Ryan Burns / Monday, Jan. 30 PREVIOUSLY: Activists March on Arcata Wells Fargo in Protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline Press release from Wells Fargo: Wells Fargo understands the social and environmental concerns associated with projects such as the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). As a company committed to environmental sustainability and human rights, we respect …