Standing Rock: Dakota Access Pipeline Leak Technology Can’t Detect All Spills

By Phil McKenna, -

Nine months after oil starting flowing through the Dakota Access pipeline, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe continues to fight the controversial project, which passes under the Missouri River just [...]

Standing Rock Sioux People Sue Opioid Industry

By Staff, TelesurTV -

The Standing Rock Sioux people of the United States have filed a federal lawsuit against the opioid industry, alleging they created a public health crisis in their reservation by concealing the [...]

Marathon Reaches Deal With Investors On Human Rights

By David Hasemyer, -

In the face of mounting pressure from investors and the glare of public scrutiny, Marathon Petroleum Corp. officials acknowledged that the company has a responsibility to address environmental [...]

Oil Investors Call For Human Rights Risk Report After Standing Rock

By David Hasemeyer, -

The clash between the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and backers of the Dakota Access pipeline unfolded in news clips of violence, intolerance and humiliation. Demonstrators against the pipeline were [...]

Standing Rock Water Protector Reaches Non-Cooperating Plea Agreement

By Water Protectors Legal Collective, -

MANDAN, NORTH DAKOTA – On Thursday February 8, Michael Giron will appear in federal court in Bismarck for a change of plea hearing as per the terms of a non-cooperating agreement with [...]

Native American Activist Followed Mother’s Footsteps To Standing Rock.

By Will Parrish, -

AFTER SPENDING A YEAR in jail awaiting trial, Oglala Lakota Sioux activist Red Fawn Fallis pleaded guilty last week to two federal felonies related to her arrest while protesting the Dakota [...]

Infiltration And Intense Law Enforcement At Standing Rock Camp

By Will Parrish, -

AS LAW ENFORCEMENT officers advanced in a U-shaped sweep line down North Dakota Highway 1806 last October, pushing back Dakota Access opponents from a camp in the pipeline’s path, two sheriff’s [...]

Ousted Standing Rock Leader On Pipeline Protest That Almost Succeeded

By Phil McKenna, -

By Phil McKenna for Inside Climate News - Dave Archambault II led the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe through an emotional year and a half as the tribe and its supporters nearly stopped the Dakota [...]

A Victory For Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

By Staff, -

By The Indigenous Americans. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory today in its fight to protect the Tribe’s drinking water and ancestral lands from the Dakota Access [...]

Act Out! Hitler Day, Columbus Day And More

By Eleanor Goldfield, -

By Eleanor Goldfield for This week on Act Out!, why Indigenous People's Day matters: Decolonizing the mind, the power of language, ideas and shifting paradigms. Next up, there's an [...]

Standing Rock Spawned A Generation Of Water Protectors

By Joseph Bullington, -

By Joseph Bullington for In These Times - BISMARCK, N.D.—Forty miles north of where the Standing Rock resistance camps once stood, Matt Lone Bear and Carter Gunderson crouch on the curb, changing [...]

Victory For Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

By Jan Hasselman and Phillip Ellis, -

By Jan Hasselman and Phillip Ellis for Earth Justice - The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory today in its fight to protect the Tribe’s drinking water and ancestral lands from [...]

Dakota Pipeline Is Ready for Oil, Without Spill Response Plan For Standing Rock

By Phil Mckenna, -

By Phil Mckenna for Inside Climate News - Without a complete emergency plan or equipment, a spill at the Missouri River crossing could cause tremendous damage to the environment and the tribe's [...]

Settler State Repression: Standing Rock Battles Continue In The Courts

By Dahr Jamail, -

By Dahr Jamail for Truthout - As a means of making bombing, sanctioning or invading other countries palatable to the general population, the US government has consistently used the actions of [...]

What Standing Rock Teaches Us About Environmental Racism And Justice

By Ramon Jacobs-Shaw, -

By Ramon Jacobs-Shaw for Health Affairs Blog - Access to clean, safe, and affordable drinking water is not just a concern of developing countries but of communities in our own backyard. The [...]