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The Challenge to the Dakota Access Pipeline Isn’t Over: Cheyenne River Sioux Take Battle to Court

March 26, 2017

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Posted on Mar 25, 2017 By Emma Niles Harold C. Frazier, chairman of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, outside a federal courthouse in Washington, D.C., in late February. (Cliff Owen / AP) The camps once occupied by self-named “water protectors” in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL) have been cleared out, but the […]

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

March 18, 2017

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

February 5, 2017

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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 […]

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

January 24, 2017

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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

January 24, 2017

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  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 […]

National Mammal In Peril As Yellowstone National Park Starts Capturing Wild Bison

January 14, 2017

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For Immediate Release: January 9, 2017 Contacts: Dan Brister, BFC Executive Director, 406-726-5555 / director@buffalofieldcampaign.org Mike Mease, BFC Campaign Cofounder, 406-646-0071 / mease@wildrockies.org Yellowstone National Park / Gardiner, Montana: Yellowstone National Park has initiated wild bison capture operations in their Stephens Creek bison trap, and plans to send hundreds to slaughter in coming weeks. Yellowstone […]

U.S. veterans build barracks for pipeline protesters in cold

December 3, 2016

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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 […]

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

November 17, 2016

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                      Kandi Mossett, mhawea@gmail.com, (701) 214-1389 Jade 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 […]

United Nation Experts Validate Standing Rock Sioux Opposition To Dakota Access Pipeline

October 2, 2016

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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 23, 2016 Media Contact: Tom Goldtooth, (218) 760-0442 United Nation Experts Validate Standing Rock Sioux Opposition To Dakota Access Pipeline Cannon Ball, North Dakota (23 Sept. 2016) –   United Nations Expert, the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, released a statement yesterday calling upon the United […]

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 27, 2016

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August 25, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Cody Hall Organization: Red Warrior Camp Voice Phone Number: (605) 220-2531 Email Address: RedWarriorCamp@gmail.com 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

August 23, 2016

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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 […]

No Medals for Massacre — Justice for Wounded Knee Killings of Native Americans!

January 3, 2016

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Why this is important February 10, 2013 — This week President Obama awards the Congressional Medal of Honor to Army Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha, for conspicuous gallantry in battle during his service in Afghanistan. We too honor the heroic actions of Sgt Romesha and those of many other recipients of this nation’s highest award for […]