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text United Nations Expert Validates Standing Rock Sioux Opposition To Dakota Access Pipeline by via Indigenous Environmental Network
Cannon Ball, North Dakota (23 Sept. 2016) – United Nations Expert, the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, released a statement yesterday calling upon the United States to immediately halt the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, in recognition of dire and direct threats to the drinking water, burial grounds and sacred sites of the Standing Rock Sioux people....
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 12:39PM
image Archaeologists & Museums Denounce Destruction of Standing Rock Sioux Burial Grounds 480_nhm_feather-01-830x467_1.jpg by via The Natural History Museum
The Natural History Museum initiated this sign-on letter concerning the destruction of Native American burial grounds and sacred sites by the Dakota Access Pipeline company. If you are an archaeologists, anthropologist, historian or museum worker you are invited to add your name by emailing info@thenaturalhistorymuseum.org....
Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2016 5:08PM
image Leonard Peltier on Solidarity with Standing Rock 480_free_leonard_peltier.jpg by Leonard Peltier
Greeting Sisters and Brothers: I have been asked to write a SOLIDARITY statement to everyone about the Camp of the Sacred Stones on Standing Rock. Thank you for this great honor. I must admit it is very difficult for me to even begin this statement as my eyes get so blurred from tears and my heart swells with pride, as chills run up and down my neck and back. I’m so proud of all of you young people and others there....
Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2016 4:59PM
text Company Behind Controversial Dakota Access Pipeline Has Record of Spills, Property Damage by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, September 20, 2016 — Energy Transfer Partners, the conglomerate behind the controversial Dakota Access oil pipeline, is responsible for 29 pipeline safety incidents since 2006, in which 9,555 barrels of hazardous liquids were leaked, according to a new analysis of federal data by the Center for Biological Diversity. Those spills resulted in $9.5 million in property damage, according to information from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety...
Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 3:18PM
image Federal Judge Dissolves DAPL's Injunction Against Water Protectors nodapl_water_protectors_standing_rock_r_lederman_nlg.jpg by via National Lawyers Guild
BISMARCK, ND, September 16, 2016 — North Dakota U.S. District Court Judge Daniel L. Hovland today dissolved a temporary restraining order against Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II and a number of named and unnamed participants in protests against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). Dakota Access LLP, the consortium building the DAPL, applied for the restraining order on an ex parte basis on August 15, citing demonstrations earlier in August that effect...
Posted: Fri Sep 16, 2016 11:53PM
image College seeks input form Native American community 480_powwow_2016_by_guido_39377_1.jpg by Corina Roberts
Moorpark College is seeking input from the indigenous community to learn how they can better serve Native American students, and become a destination college for the native community....
Posted: Fri Sep 16, 2016 4:58PM
audio Solidarity with Standing Rock from New Orleans (audio/mpeg 9.1mb) by Sarah Holtz for WTUL News
"We are linked and one breath affects another breath, one drink affects another’s drink" - Dr. Denise Graves Tuesday the 13th, a crowd, carrying signs, gathered to show solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. Sarah Holtz was on the scene to gather testimonials from native people from New Orleans or passing through, as well as Mardi Gras indians in attendance. [9:55]...
Posted: Fri Sep 16, 2016 9:28AM
image Pennsylvanians: No Tax Dollars for Dakota Access Pipeline 480_public_comment_1.jpg by Food & Water Watch
Hundreds of activists are calling on state leaders to send a message by dropping their investments in one of the companies behind the controversial Bakken pipeline....
Posted: Thu Sep 15, 2016 6:13PM
image North Dakota’s Governor Declared a State of Emergency to Deal With Peaceful Oil Pipeline Protesters 480_dakota_access_pipeline_protest_police_1.jpg by ACLU of North Dakota
We Call It a State of Emergency for Civil Rights....
Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2016 2:15PM
image Riot Police Begin Mass-Arrests at Dakota Access Pipeline, FB Censors Video 480_facebook-blocked-dakota-access-pipeline-protest-riot-police-livestream_1.jpg by Nick Bernabe, Anti-Media
(ANTIMEDIA) North Dakota, September 13, 2016 — It didn’t take long after the National Guard was activated in North Dakota for militarized law enforcement to descend upon the site of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Today, mass arrests began as riot gear-clad police attempted to break up Native American opposition to the construction of the pipeline, which has been halted at one location but continues elsewhere....
Posted: Tue Sep 13, 2016 11:54PM
image Nurses Applaud Federal Move to Halt Dakota Pipeline, Call for Permanent End to Project 480_we_are_water_dakota_access_pipeline_protest.jpg by via National Nurses United
National Nurses United Friday welcomed the move by the federal government to stop construction on the Dakota Access pipeline project that has been the center of protests by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and supporters. Nurses urged the government to permanently block the disputed project that nurses say is a threat to public health, as well as to the tribe’s sacred sites....
Posted: Tue Sep 13, 2016 11:44PM
image Call in the National Guard to Protect Against Native American People in North Dakota? 480_dog-protesters_1.jpg by Steve Zeltzer
Building trade unions in North Dakota and nationally are supporting calling in the National Guard in North Dakota to "protect" workers building an oil pipeline that threatens the land and environment of Standing Rock Sioux tribe lands...
Posted: Tue Sep 13, 2016 5:11AM
image Chief Baker issues statement on Standing Rock ruling 480_cherokee_nation_1.jpg by via Cherokee Nation
TAHLEQUAH, Okla., September 9, 2016 — Late Friday afternoon, a federal judge denied the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s motion to stop the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota. Just minutes later, the U.S. Department of Justice, Department of the Army and Department of the Interior issued a joint statement announcing a temporary halt to work on the pipeline....
Posted: Sat Sep 10, 2016 9:27AM
text Authorities Must Protect Peaceful Protest Following Ruling on Dakota Access Pipeline by Amnesty International
September 9, 2016 - While a federal court has ruled construction on a disputed pipeline in North Dakota can go forward, authorities must continue to protect the right to peaceful protest....
Posted: Sat Sep 10, 2016 3:24AM
image Standing Rock Sioux Tribe calls for peace in advance of court ruling standing_rock_sioux_tribe.png by Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
CANNON BALL, N.D., September 8, 2016 – A ruling from the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia is anticipated tomorrow, September 9, on whether construction can continue on the Dakota Access Pipeline. The statement below from David Archambault II, chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, can be quoted in full or in part....
Posted: Fri Sep 9, 2016 4:23AM
image Center for Biological Diversity Stands With Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in Opposing Dakota Oil Pipeline center_for_biological_diversity.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
TUCSON, Ariz.— Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity, released the following statement today in support of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe in its fight to stop the Dakota Access Oil Pipeline and preserve its land and culture....
Posted: Thu Sep 8, 2016 4:56PM
text solidarity to the usa prisoners strike by anarchist from greek prisons
Solidarity...
Posted: Thu Sep 8, 2016 12:39PM
image ACLU of North Dakota Statement on Excessive Use of Force Against Pipeline Protesters aclu_north_dakota.gif by ACLU of North Dakota
Cannon Ball, N.D., September 4, 2016 - Eyewitness accounts and video footage of nonviolent pipeline protesters engaged in civil disobedience near Cannonball, North Dakota on Saturday, September 3, 2016, highlight the use of excessive force by Dakota Access, LLC (DAPL) private security personnel on protesters....
Posted: Wed Sep 7, 2016 4:49PM
image Who's Banking on the Dakota Access Pipeline? 480_dakota-access-pipeline-bakken-banking-finance-energy-transfer-partners-equity_1.jpg by Food & Water Watch
The Standing Rock Sioux are inspiring the world with their resistance against the pipeline. But it’s not just Big Oil and Gas that they’re opposing....
Posted: Tue Sep 6, 2016 5:26PM
image New Investigation Names Wall Street Banks Behind $3.8 Billion Dakota Access Pipeline 480_dakota_access_pipeline_banks_financing_1.jpg by Democracy Now!
September 6, 2016 - Over 1,000 people representing more than 100 tribes are gathered along the Cannonball River by the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation to resist the construction of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline. It’s been described as the largest unification of Native American tribes in decades. On September 3, the Dakota Access pipeline company attacked Native Americans with dogs and pepper spray as they resisted the construction of the $3.8 billion pipeline on a sacred tribal buri...
Posted: Tue Sep 6, 2016 5:08PM