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 …

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, jade@ienearth.org, 505-699-4791 Nina Smith, nina@megaphonestrategies.com, 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 …

‘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 …

The Indigenous Environmental Network Responds to Executive Orders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 24, 2017 Contacts: Jade Begay, jade@ienearth.org,  505-699-4791 Diane May, diane@megaphonestrategies.com, 317-292-2922 The Indigenous Environmental Network Responds to Executive Orders for Approving KXL & DAPL Washington D.C. - At approximately 11am EST, President Trump signed five executive actions, two of which will advance construction of the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access …

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 …

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 …

A STATEMENT FROM "ACE HARDWARE"

Victory: ACE Hardware commits to no ban on Standing Rock sales   "Melissa Byrne"   Victory! In the wee hours of yesterday morning Ace Hardware (1) affirmed that their stores near Standing Rock will continue selling propane and materials to the water protectors. This is because you took action by joining to support their brave …

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 build barracks for pipeline protesters in cold

By Ernest Scheyder and Terray Sylvester | CANNON BALL, N.D. U.S. military veterans were building barracks on Friday at a protest camp in North Dakota to support thousands of activists who have squared off against authorities in frigid conditions to oppose a multibillion-dollar pipeline project near a Native American reservation. Veterans volunteering to be human …

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, …

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, jade@350.org, (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, 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 …

BREAKING: Live Stream Cut Off As Police Spray DAPL Protesters With Water Cannons in Below Freezing Temps

  Police are now firing tear gas, rubber bullets, and water cannons at water protectors trapped on a bridge, in 26-degree weather. Militarized police in North Dakota are now firing water cannons, concussion grenades, tear gas, and rubber bullets on water protectors trapped on a bridge near Cannon Ball. Following a brief confrontation with police, …

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

                      Kandi Mossett, mhawea@gmail.com, (701) 214-1389Jade Begay, jade@350.org, (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 …

Spiritual Leaders of the Oceti Sakowin Invoke American Indian Religious Freedom Act

                              Faith Spotted-Eagle, eagletrax@hotmail.com, 605-481-0416Paula Horne, Paulahornem@gmail.com, 1-605-200-2472 Jade Begay, jade@350.org, (505) 699-4791 Cannon Ball, ND - On November 15th Spiritual Leaders of the Oceti Sakowin, otherwise known as the Seven Council Fires evoked Executive Order 13007, American Indian Religious Freedom …

Indigenous Environmental Network on Army Corps Statement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2016 Indigenous Environmental Network on Army Corps Statement Contacts:Dallas Goldtooth, dallas@ienearth.org, (507)-412-7609Jade Begay, jade@350.org, (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 …

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 …

Over 300 police officers in riot gear, 8 ATVs, 5 armored vehicles, 2 helicopters, and numerous military-grade Humvees showed up north of the newly formed frontline camp just east of Highway 1806.

  For Immediate ReleaseOctober 28th, 2016Press Contacts:Dallas Goldtooth, 708-515-6158, Dallas@ienearth.orgKandi Mossett, 701-214-1389, ienenergy@ienearth.org Cannonball, ND - Over 300 police officers in riot gear, 8 ATVs, 5 armored vehicles, 2 helicopters, and numerous military-grade Humvees showed up north of the newly formed frontline camp just east of Highway 1806.  The 1851 Treaty Camp was set up …

ELEVEN YEAR OLD SHOT AT DAPL PROTEST… STAND WITH "STANDING ROCK"!!!!

Published on Oct 29, 2016 He was telling the truth Watch the betrayer in the video as the elders tells them they shot a child, - DAPL 10/28 - Injustice "They Shot one of our children" Elder Speaks https://www.facebook.com/christopher....And I have uploaded it here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQVEl...- Pastbin on current operation- http://pastebin.com/kYBUd9eJThe Post on the Infiltrators from …

The U.S. Marijuana Party stands with "Standing Rock"!!!

GO TO THIS FACEBOOK PAGE AND SHOW YOUR SOLIDARITY FOR "STANDING ROCK"! https://www.facebook.com/pages/Standing-Rock-Indian-Reservation/109268902425837   (CNN)Protesters are using a new weapon in their push to block the Dakota Access Pipeline: Facebook. By Monday, hundreds of thousands of people had checked in at Standing Rock Indian Reservation on the social networking site. But many of them weren't …