Oceti Sakowin water protectors before they cross the Missouri River to create a human shield against Dakota Access pipeline construction

Human Shield of Prayer Moves in Front of Dakota Access Pipeline Construction!

May 24, 2016 – Camp of the Sacred Stones, Cannon Ball ND Today, in opposition to the Dakota Access pipeline and the illegal start of  its construction in North Dakota, a human shield of prayer has moved in front of the construction site northeast of Cannon Ball, ND on the east bank of the Missouri River. The […]

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YANKTON SIOUX/IHANKTONWAN TO HOST GOVERNMENT TO GOVERNMENT CONSULTATION WITH US ARMY CORPS ON BAKKEN PIPELINE/DAPL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, May 12, 2016 YANKTON SIOUX TRIBE CONTACT: Thomasina Realbird, Yankton Sioux Tribe (303) 673-9600 or Jason Cooke, Yankton Sioux Tribe, 605 384 3641 Faith Spotted Eagle, Ihanktonwan Treaty Chair, (605) 481-0416 YANKTON SIOUX/IHANKTONWAN TO HOST GOVERNMENT TO GOVERNMENT CONSULTATION WITH US ARMY CORPS ON BAKKEN PIPELINE/DAPL Marty, SD – After two requests from […]

Photo of an oil Sheen Near Offshore Oil Rig where a spill occurred off the coast of California in July, 2105. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout via Reuters

Royal Dutch Shell Spills Over 88,000 Gallons of Crude Oil in the Gulf of Mexico

For Immediate Release Friday, May 13, 2016 Contact: Dallas Goldtooth, 708-515-6158, dallas@ienearth.org Monique Verdin, 504-330-0768, moniquemverdin@gmail.com Faith Gemmill, 907-750-0188, redoilone@gmail.com     Royal Dutch Shell Spills Over 88,000 Gallons of Crude Oil in the Gulf of Mexico Spills Occurs as Gulf Coast Citizens Prepare to Speak Out Against Offshore Drilling in Washington DC   New […]

No DAPL Runners Head to Omaha to deliver No Dakota Access Petition to Corps of Engineers

#RunForYourLife:NoDAPL Petition Letter to Army Corps of Engineers

[A grassroots group of Native and Non-native runners from across North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Iowa are descending upon Omaha, Nebraska today. They are working under the name People Over Pipelines and plan to deliver a demand letter that requests greater scrutiny of the Bakken oil Dakota Access pipeline, or its complete denial by […]

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Lakota Youth Running 500 Miles In Opposition of Dakota Access Pipeline

For Immediate Release April 27th, 2016 Run For Your Life: NO DAPL Contact: Media contact personnel, Jessye Stein, peopleoverpipelines@gmail.com , 605-223-5930 Other: Manape LaMere (712)-204-0570 Joseph White Eyes (605)-200-1044 Donnielle Wanatee (641)-481-6152   Run For Your Life: NO DAPL Youth Running 500 Miles In Opposition of Dakota Access Pipeline Omaha, NE – In solidarity with the […]

Keystone I Spill Site, Freeman, SD. Photo by Cindy Myers

16,800 Gallons of Oil Have Leaked Into South Dakota Field

For Immediate Release April 7th, 2016 Contacts: Dallas Goldtooth, 708-515-6158, dallas@ienearth.org Sabrina King, 801-671-8372, sabrina@dakotarural.org 16,800 Gallons of Oil Have Leaked Into South Dakota Field Keystone I Pipeline Spill Numbers Increased   Freeman, SD –  On Saturday, April 2nd, TransCanada announced that an oil leak was detected by a South Dakota landowner on its Keystone […]

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Release: Federal Agencies Support Tribes, Critique Army Corps of Engineers on Bakken Pipeline

For Immediate Release April 7th, 2016 Contacts: Dallas Goldtooth, 708-515-6158, dallas@ienearth.org LaDonna Brave Bull Allard, 701-854-8617, Ladonnabrave1@aol.com Joye Braun, 605-515-4792, jmbraun57625@gmail.com   Federal Agencies Support Tribes, Critique Army Corps of Engineers on Bakken Pipeline Send Letters Requesting Full EIS on Dakota Access Bemidji, MN – In a surprising act of solidarity with the Standing Rock […]

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Keystone 1 Pipeline Spills in South Dakota; IEN Responds

For Immediate Release April 5th, 2016 Contact: Dallas Goldtooth, 708-515-6158, dallas@ienearth.org Keystone 1 Pipeline Spills in South Dakota Highlights Need for Full Review of Other Pipeline Projects   Bemidji, MN – TransCanada’s tar sands pipeline, Keystone 1, a completed predecessor to the now rejected Keystone XL project, was shut down over the weekend because of […]