Two Native Americans Arrested Over Keystone XL Protests

By Lakota People's Law Project, Indian Country Today. -

As many Trump supporters who stormed the nation’s Capitol appear poised to evade punishment, two young Native Americans from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in South Dakota have been arrested and [...]

Lockdown To Stop The Keystone XL Pipeline

By 2KC Media, Facebook. -

Live from Sovereign Oceti Sakowin Territory in so-called Haakon county, South Dakota at one of many active and illegal KXL Crude Oil Pipeline Pump Stations. Illegal Construction on Treaty [...]

Houseless Camp: ‘It’s A Sovereign Place’

By Stewart Huntington, Indian Country Today. -

Rapid City, SD - When Lakota activists set up a camp for homeless relatives in this Black Hills town last month, the police descended immediately and shut it down. The response? The activists [...]

South Dakota Governor Caves On Attempted Efforts To Silence Pipeline Protesters

By Vera Eidelman, -

South Dakota’s governor and attorney general today backed down from their unconstitutional attempts to silence pipeline protestors. In response to a lawsuit we filed alongside the ACLU of South [...]

Federal Court Blocks South Dakota Laws Suppressing Pipeline Protests

By Staff, -

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A federal court today blocked enforcement of the unconstitutional provisions of several South Dakota laws, including the recently-enacted “Riot Boosting” Act, that threaten [...]

The South Dakota Legislature Has Invented A New Legal Term To Target Pipeline Protesters

By Staff, -

The government of South Dakota has made it very clear that it does not like people who protest the Keystone XL pipeline. The state’s governor has dismissed them as “out-of-staters who come in to [...]

South Dakota Warns It Could Revoke Pipeline Permit

By Phil McKenna, -

By Phil McKenna for Inside Climate News. South Dakota regulators said they could revoke TransCanada's permit for the 7-year-old Keystone Pipeline if an investigation into a large oil spill [...]

SD Uses ‘Emergency’ Rules To Repeal Anti-Corruption Law

By Gregory Krieg, -

By Gregory Krieg for CNN - South Dakota Republicans on Thursday repealed a historic anti-corruption law approved by voters in a statewide referendum on Election Day. The measure, which passed [...]

State Pulls Relief Resources From Swelling Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Camp

By Mike Nowatzki, -

By Mike Nowatzki for The Bismarck Tribune - CANNON BALL – North Dakota’s homeland security director ordered the removal of state-owned trailers and water tanks from the Dakota Access Pipeline [...]

Work Stops At Dakota Access Pipeline Site

By Lauren Donovan, -

By Lauren Donovan for The Bismarck Tribune - MORTON COUNTY — Work stopped Tuesday at the site where hundreds of Standing Rock Sioux tribal members and supporters are protesting construction of [...]

Dakota Pipeline Would Make Water New ‘Oil,’ Devastating All But Rich

By Erich Longie, -

By Erich Longie for Truth Dig - The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is leading a protest of Native Americans and their allies against the construction of DAPL, which could contaminate the Missouri [...]

Tribal Activists Defy Lawsuit, Vow Continued Resistance Against Dakota Pipeline

By Lauren McCauley, -

By Lauren McCauley for Common Dreams - An epic battle over land rights is being waged in the Dakotas, as a local Indigenous community, facing arrests and litigation, is standing firm in its [...]

Lakota Lead The Fight Against The Dakota Access Pipeline

By Jason Coppola, -

By Jason Coppola for Truthout - As the start of 2016 shatters last year's record as the hottest year on record, the Oceti Sakowin (Seven Council Fires of the Great Sioux Nation) once again find [...]

Oil Leak From Keystone Pipeline 89 Times Worse Than Originally Thought

By Alejandro Davila Fragoso, -

By Alejandro Davila Fragoso for Climate Progress - Nearly a week after pipeline operator TransCanada shut down a section of its Keystone line over an oil leak, the company reported Thursday [...]

Liberation Day Honors Resistance At Wounded Knee

By Staff, -

By Staff of Unicorn Riot - Pine Ridge, SD – On February 27th, 2016 Unicorn Riot attended the 43rd annual Liberation Day on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. The day began with a “Four [...]

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