27 Nov 2016

‘United Against The Black Snake’: Water Protectors Respond To Army Corps’ Eviction Notice

A coalition of grassroots groups at the Oceti Sakowin camp at Standing Rock indicated it would reject an Army Corps of Engineers eviction notice, “stand united in defiance of the black snake,” and continue to protect water in their ongoing struggle against the Dakota Access pipeline. On November 25, district

24 Nov 2016

Giving To The Water Protectors Fighting The Dakota Access Pipeline

Several initiatives exist for anyone interested in supporting the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and other indigenous people resisting construction of the Dakota Access pipeline on their land. First and foremost, the Sacred Stone Camp established by Standing Rock has an official page for funding the water, propane, food, blankets, and other

Tear gas clouds envelop water protectors on a bridge on Highway 1806 at 7:55 PM on November 20. Photo by Unicorn Riot.
21 Nov 2016

Police Launch Hours-Long Attack On Dakota Access Pipeline Resistance, Injure Three Hundred

Police in North Dakota surrounded hundreds of water protectors fighting Dakota Access pipeline and assaulted them with water cannon and other munitions.

01 Nov 2016

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Retribution’ by Tanya Tagaq

The colonialism of the United States rears its ugly head as Dakota Access pushes forward with its construction of an oil pipeline on indigenous land, forcing Native Americans to setup camps and engage in resistance to protect their very way of life from pollution. In defense of Dakota Access’s land

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31 Oct 2016

Armed Dakota Access Contractor Accused Of Trying To Infiltrate Water Protectors

An armed Dakota Access security contractor confronted indigenous water protectors fighting the construction of an oil pipeline in North Dakota. He had an assault rifle, which he pointed at the water protectors, and he wore a bandana over his face. He was arrested by the Bureau of Indian Affairs police

Deia Schlosberg
18 Oct 2016

Journalist Facing Felony Charges For Filming Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Speaks Out

Deia Schlosberg, a climate journalist and filmmaker, faces 45 years in prison for covering a major demonstration against the Dakota Access pipeline.

Sacred Stone Camp. Photo by Joe Brusky on Flickr.
10 Sep 2016

Delete Your Account – Episode 16: Oil And Water #NoDAPL

Roqayah and Kumars interview Ruth H. Hopkins, a Lakota and Dakota of the Great Sioux Nation, and an enrolled member of the Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota Nation.