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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]