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‘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 […]

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 […]

ACE Hardware stores are refusing to sell goods to water protectors

December 1, 2016

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#BoycottACEHardware #NoDAPL   Ruth Hopkins ‏@RuthHHopkins ACE Hardware stores are refusing to sell goods to water protectors at the direction of Morton Cty Sheriff #NoDAPL SOURCE

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 […]

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

November 17, 2016

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                              Faith Spotted-Eagle, eagletrax@hotmail.com, 605-481-0416 Paula 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 […]

Trump victory a new challenge for Dakota pipeline protesters

November 11, 2016

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    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’

November 7, 2016

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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 […]

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

October 31, 2016

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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 […]