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Black Snake Rumbling: Some Native Americans Still Oppose The Dakota Access Pipeline

Not since Wounded Knee in 1973, has there been such a great gathering of indigenous tribes as there were in Standing Rock. The first camps were set up in August, 2016, along the Missouri and Cannonbal...

 
 By Liz Miller    News    February 24, 2017

Bank Investors Want Dakota Access Pipeline Rerouted

More than 120 investors have written a statement to banks financing the Dakota Access Pipeline advising them to promote a new route: "We call on the banks to address or support the Tribe's request for...

 
 By Liz Miller    News    February 5, 2017

Police Raid Standing Rock Camp, Set Fire to Teepee Poles

Editor's note: The authenticity of this story is disputed, with some on social media insisting that the incident happened, and others saying it is a false report. For the moment we continue to post th...

 
 By Liz Miller    News    December 14, 2016

Army Corps of Engineers Halts DAPL Project!

On Sunday afternoon, the Secretary of the Army contacted tribal leaders at the protest site to inform them that the Dakota Access Pipeline will NOT proceed according to its current plan. "We will not...

 

Enigmatic Illness Destroys Seastars ("Starfish") from the Gulf of Mexico to the Bering Sea

While the people of North America have been squabbling over truck routes and pipelines across the continent, there is a population that really could not care less. Their arms are falling off. And no...

 
 By Liz Miller    News    November 5, 2016

Standing Rock Pipeline Protest is Flooding Facebook, but FB Doesn't Notice

The Water Protectors have called upon all friends and supporters to log onto Facebook and "check-in" at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. The protestors, numbering in the thousands, are trying to...

 

Dakota Access Pipeline Protestors Evicted from Private Land in Pipeline's Path

At least 117 people were arrested in North Dakota on Thursday as police forcibly removed protesters from private property in the Dakota Access pipeline right of way. More standoffs against the...

 

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