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Trevor Noah: Maybe This Time the White People Could Move

Trevor Noah: Maybe This Time the White People Could Move

By Alexandra Rosenmann Daily Show host Trevor Noah has an announcement on behalf of the Dakota Access Pipeline protesters at the Standing Rock Reservation. “Native Americans were super friendly,” Noah began the segment. “They’re like, ‘Hey, I’m not actually Indian, but I don’t want to embarrass him in front of all of his ships,’” he […]

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    North Dakota Governor Orders ‘Emergency Evacuation’ of Pipeline Protesters

    North Dakota Governor Orders ‘Emergency Evacuation’ of Pipeline Protesters

    North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple issued an “emergency evacuation” order today to remove thousands of Dakota Access Pipeline protesters from the Oceti Sakowin camp, citing “harsh winter conditions.” ©Lori Panico The Republican governor’s order was effective immediately and he said it would remain in force “until rescinded.” The order stated: “Winter conditions have the potential […]

    Army Corps Clarifies Eviction Notice to Standing Rock

    Army Corps Clarifies Eviction Notice to Standing Rock

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which sent an eviction notice to Standing Rock Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault on Friday, released an update Sunday to clarify their plans to close the Oceti Sakowin Camp, which lies just north of the Cannonball River in southern Morton County, North Dakota. My reactions to the Army Corps unjust […]

    Trump’s Involvement in Dakota Access Pipeline Continues to Raise Eyebrows

    Trump’s Involvement in Dakota Access Pipeline Continues to Raise Eyebrows

    The Army Corps of Engineers told the Standing Rock Sioux tribe that Dakota Access Pipeline protesters must vacate the property effective Dec. 5, citing escalating violence and harsh winter conditions. Protesters have vowed not to leave the premises despite the order and the Army Corps has said it wouldn’t forcibly remove them. Watch the Facebook […]

    Army Corps Sends Eviction Notice to Standing Rock

    Army Corps Sends Eviction Notice to Standing Rock

    The chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Dave Archambault II, received a letter today from the district commander of the Corps of Engineers, John Henderson, informing him that the Army Corps will be “closing the portion of the Corps-managed federal property north of the Cannonball River to all public use and access effective December […]

    Why Sacred Sites Were Destroyed for the Dakota Access Pipeline

    Why Sacred Sites Were Destroyed for the Dakota Access Pipeline

    By Chip Colwell This summer, Tim Mentz Sr. told the world via a YouTube video, which has now been removed by the user, about the destruction of his cultural heritage. A former tribal historic preservation officer of the Standing Rock Sioux, Mentz wore a baseball cap, rimless glasses and two thin braids of graying hair. […]

    Another Major Norwegian Investor Divests From Dakota Access Pipeline

    Another Major Norwegian Investor Divests From Dakota Access Pipeline

    Odin Fund Management, one of Norway’s leading fund managers, announced Thursday that it sold $23.8 million (243 million NOK) worth of shares invested in the companies behind the Dakota Access Pipeline. ©Lori Panico SpareBank 1, one of the financial institutions that offers Odin Funds, said that they have strong ethical standards for their investments and […]

    This Statue at Standing Rock Sends a Powerful Message of Resistance

    This Statue at Standing Rock Sends a Powerful Message of Resistance

    By Clara Chaisson Since April, thousands of demonstrators have been camping out at the confluence of the Cannonball and Missouri Rivers on the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota. These peaceful water protectors—representing more than 200 Native-American tribes, plus many nonnative allies—are demanding a halt to the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, which […]