‘This Illegal And Dangerous Pipeline Must Be Shut Down’: Standing Rock Sioux Renew The Fight Against The DAPL

By Ruth Milka, Nationofchange.org -

The media may have forgotten the ferocious battle the Standing Rock water protectors fought against the Dakota Access Pipeline but that doesn’t mean that the fight is over. The Standing Rock [...]

Standing Rock Asks Court To Shut Down Dakota Access Pipeline As Company Plans To Double Capacity

By Phil McKenna, Insideclimatenews.org -

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is asking a judge to throw out a federal permit for the Dakota Access oil pipeline, arguing that the government shut the tribe out of a court-ordered second [...]

After Standing Rock, Protesting Pipelines Can Get You A Decade In Prison And $100K In Fines

By Naveena Sadasivam, Grist.org -

Cherri Foytlin and her fellow protestors spent much of last summer suspended 35-feet in the air in “sky pods” tied to cypress trees. They were hoping to block the Bayou Bridge Pipeline from [...]

Standing Rock Medic Bus Is Now A Traveling Decolonized Pharmacy

By Mary Annette Pember, Yesmagazine.org -

There was something familiar and comforting about the bus. A crowd of people painted green vines and flowers on the exterior as it sat parked in a field near Frank’s Landing during the Indigenous [...]

Louisiana Sheriff Who Criticized Pipeline Opponents Is Ordered To Release Records On Standing Rock Visit

By Julie Dermansky, Desmogblog.com -

On December 27, a state* appeals court ordered a Louisiana’s sheriff’s department and its sheriff to release information about its officers’ trip to North Dakota during the heated protests [...]

U.S. Army Corps Releases Decision On The Dakota Access Pipeline, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Responds

By Staff, Lastrealindians.com -

Mike Faith, Jr., Chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, issued this statement: “The Army Corps’ decision to rubberstamp its illegal and flawed permit for DAPL will not stand. “A federal judge [...]

What We Learned From Standing Rock: Chase Iron Eyes’ In-Depth Analysis

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

Chase Iron Eyes, a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and an attorney with the Lakota People’s Law Project, describes the movement to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline and his almost two-year [...]

Water Protector Sentenced To Time In Federal Prison For DAPL Protests

By Alexandra Jacobo, Nation of Change. -

Michael “Little Feather” Giron, a member of the Coastal Band of the Chumash Nation, was sentenced to thirty-six months in federal prison this week. He is the first person to be sentenced to [...]

Climate Justice And The Kinder Morgan Pipeline: Is This The Next Standing Rock?

By Theo LeQuesne, Climatejusticeproject.org -

May 2018. “Standing Rock is everywhere now.” We heard this refrain time and again in the days and weeks that followed the violent defeat and eviction of Standing Rock’s Water Protectors at [...]

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

By Phil McKenna, Insideclimatenews.org -

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, Insideclimatenews.org -

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, Insideclimatenews.org -

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, Nativenewsonline.net -

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, Theintercept.com -

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 [...]