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Documentary Remembers Standing Rock in Beauty and Catastrophe

Documentary Remembers Standing Rock in Beauty and Catastrophe

By Kelly Hayes In October of 2016, I wrote a piece called How to Talk About #NoDAPL: A Native Perspective. I had visited the Standing Rock camps twice at that point, at the request of local youth who coordinated skill shares for Water Protectors, and I had written extensively about the movement. About a year […]

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    After DAPL, Pipeline Fight Moves to Louisiana

    After DAPL, Pipeline Fight Moves to Louisiana

    By Matt Smith The next big pipeline battle is shaping up in the marshes of southwestern Louisiana. The standoff at the Standing Rock Sioux reservation against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) has energized activists in Louisiana, who are trying to keep another crude conduit out of wetlands that Louisianans have fought to restore for decades. […]

    Indigenous Women of Standing Rock Resistance Movement Speak Out on Divestment

    Indigenous Women of Standing Rock Resistance Movement Speak Out on Divestment

    By Osprey Orielle Lake Despite the termination of the Environmental Impact Statement for the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) by the U.S. Trump administration and the oil now filling the pipeline beneath the Standing Rock Sioux people’s sacred Lake Oahe—Indigenous women leaders and their global allies remain unyielding in their quest for justice and healing regarding […]

    North Dakota Oil Spill Vastly Underestimated as Trump Approves KXL

    North Dakota Oil Spill Vastly Underestimated as Trump Approves KXL

    The amount of crude oil that spewed near Belfield, North Dakota from the ruptured Belle Fourche pipeline in December was vastly underestimated. The original estimate was around 176,000 gallons of oil. After further review, pipeline operator True Companies now reports about 12,615 barrels (529,830 gallons) of oil spilled, spokeswoman Wendy Owen told Inforum. The cause […]

    Next Steps in Battle Against Dakota Access and Keystone XL Pipelines

    Next Steps in Battle Against Dakota Access and Keystone XL Pipelines

    By Sarah Jaffe This story is part of Sarah Jaffe’s new series, Interviews for Resistance, in which she speaks with organizers, troublemakers and thinkers who are doing the hard work of fighting back against America’s corporate and political powers. Last week in Washington, DC, members of American Indian tribes and their supporters demonstrated against the […]

    Native Nations Gather in DC for 4-Day Protest Against Trump, DAPL

    Native Nations Gather in DC for 4-Day Protest Against Trump, DAPL

    Members of Native nations from across the country will begin a four-day demonstration against the Trump administration and the Dakota Access Pipeline in Washington, DC today, culminating with a march on the White House on Friday. Tom Goldtooth: 'They Cannot Extinguish the Fire That Standing Rock Started' https://t.co/C1FDuaFIxL @GreenpeaceAustP @foeeurope — EcoWatch (@EcoWatch) February 25, […]

    Tom Goldtooth: ‘They Cannot Extinguish the Fire That Standing Rock Started’

    Tom Goldtooth: ‘They Cannot Extinguish the Fire That Standing Rock Started’

    By Andy Rowell Once again Big Oil has been forced to rely on brutal militarized force to bludgeon, bully, beat and intimidate peaceful water protectors fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline. https://facebook.com/EcoWatch/videos/1462944880385111/ But in the face of such violence and intimidation, the growing movement against new fossil fuels will not be intimidated, it will only grow. […]

    10 Arrested as Deadline to Evacuate Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Camp Passes

    10 Arrested as Deadline to Evacuate Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Camp Passes

    The deadline set by North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum for evacuating the Cannon Ball Dakota Access Pipeline protest site passed Wednesday and most protesters peacefully vacated before the 2 p.m. cutoff time. 4 Pipeline Fights Intensify as Dakota Access Nears Completion https://t.co/NphteXzXtJ @IENearth @FrackAction @joshfoxfilm @MarkRuffalo @NRDC — EcoWatch (@EcoWatch) February 19, 2017 Authorities arrested […]

    4 Pipeline Fights Intensify as Dakota Access Nears Completion

    4 Pipeline Fights Intensify as Dakota Access Nears Completion

    By Alleen Brown Under orders from President Trump, the Army Corps of Engineers on Feb. 7 approved a final easement allowing Energy Transfer Partners to drill under the Missouri River near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota. Construction has re-started, and lawyers for the company said it could take as little as 30 […]