30 Oct 2018

Morton County Sheriff, TigerSwan Face Lawsuit For Blocking Water Protectors’ Travel And Assembly During DAPL Construction

A class action lawsuit was filed on behalf of indigenous water protectors at Standing Rock and others, who resided in the area when police shut down Highway 1806 during protests against the Dakota Access pipeline’s construction. On October 24, 2016, Highway 1806 from Fort Rice to Fort Yates was closed.

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Attorney and Dakota Access Pipeline activist Chase Iron Eyes. Photo by TEDx Charlottesville on Flickr.
23 Aug 2018

In Case Against Indigenous #NoDAPL Activist Chase Iron Eyes, Judge Accepts Plea Deal That Drops Most Serious Charges

North Dakota judge approves plea deal for attorney and indigenous activist Chase Iron Eyes, dropping serious charges including inciting a riot.

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The Dakota Access Pipeline. Photo by criminalintent on Flickr.
30 Jul 2018

Dakota Access Pipeline Company’s Lawsuit Against BankTrack For Sending Letters Dismissed By Federal Judge

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by Energy Transfer Partners against an environmental and human rights organization, BankTrack, for its advocacy against their Dakota Access Pipeline project. BankTrack is based in Nijmegen, Netherlands, and as the court describes, the organization uses “engagement and public pressure to stop banks from

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13 Feb 2018

Protest Song Of Week: ‘Fight For You’ By Raye Zaragoza

Raye Zaragoza is a Native American (O’odham), Mexican, Taiwanese, and Japanese singer-songwriter. She garnered praise as well as awards for her protest song against the Dakota Access Pipeline, “In The River.” Last year, Zaragoza released an album, “Fight For You,” that contains multiple songs of protest. They draw inspiration from

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Photo by stephenmelkisethian on Flickr
05 Dec 2017

Court Asked To Dismiss Dakota Access Pipeline Company’s Suit Against Earth First! Because It Is A Movement

Federal court asked to dismiss lawsuit brought by Dakota Access Pipeline corporations against Earth First! because it is a social movement.

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04 Dec 2017

Court Orders Monitoring Of Dakota Access Pipeline After Keystone XL Spill

A federal court ordered the United States Army Corps of Engineers and Dakota Access to participate in multiple measures to monitor the oil pipeline constructed on land which under the 1851 treaty belongs to the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia invoked the

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Myron Dewey, founder of Digital Smoke Signals (Screen shot from "Awake, A Dream From Standing Rock")
10 Jul 2017

Charge Dropped Against Indigenous Journalist Who Documented DAPL Construction With Drone

A misdemeanor charge of “stalking” against indigenous journalist Myron Dewey was dropped by Morton County prosecutors.

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Myron Dewey, founder of Digital Smoke Signals (Screen shot from "Awake, A Dream From Standing Rock")
06 Jul 2017

Indigenous Journalist Faces Trial For Flying Drone To Document DAPL Construction

Indigenous journalist Myron Dewey, known for his drone footage documenting DAPL resistance, will go on trial next week in North Dakota.

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18 May 2017

The Federal Government Is Trying To Imprison These Six Water Protectors

The cases likely mark the first time that U.S. authorities have pursued felonies against people involved in demonstrations against fossil fuel infrastructure.

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23 Apr 2017

‘Awake, A Dream From Standing Rock’: Interview With The Filmmakers

For the “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast this week, host Kevin Gosztola interviews the filmmakers involved in the production of “Awake, A Dream From Standing Rock,” which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 22. Josh Fox, Oscar-nominated director of “Gasland” and “How to Let Go of the World and Love

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