Gulf Coast Environmental Justice Organizers launch the L’eau Est La Vie (Water is Life) Camp, the new hub for the Bayou Bridge Resistance

Indigenous Environmental Network Releases powerful video showing the impact of Bayou Bridge and the plight of coastal Indigenous people in the Louisiana wetlands Springfield, LA – Following legal victories for the Tribes at Standing Rock, Water Protectors in Southern Louisiana will open the L’eau Est La Vie (Water is Life) Camp tomorrow. The launch marks […]

BLOG: 25 Issues You Can Comment On for the DAPL EIS!

President Trump is trying to circumvent the law and force the Dakota Access pipeline to get approved. But the Obama administration already started an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process and that can't be disregarded. The Army Corps of Engineers has to complete the EIS process before they can make any ruling on the final easement [...]

#IndigenousRisingDC Schedule / Events / Actions

#IndigenousRisingDC Schedule / Events / Actions Washington DC, 2017 Presidential Inauguration    "As protectors and defenders of our communities, rights, and Mother Earth we descend upon Washington DC during the presidential inauguration to express our unified vision of resistance, love and movement."   The following is a schedule of Indigenous-focused events, happening thru Jan 19 [...]

Photo Essay: Why Are Native Americans Protesting Pipelines? By Joe Whittle

What cause do Native Americans have to believe so much risk is inherent with oil pipelines? Oil companies tout statistics of their safety and comparative incident levels to other transport. What is it about pipelines that has hundreds of tribes across the U.S. and Canada uniting to the point that even ancient enemy tribes with [...]

BLOG: “The Battle Ahead Lies in our Hearts” by Cherri Foytlin

The Battle Ahead Lies in our Hearts By Cherri Foytlin   It is hard to believe that it was only about a year ago that many of us were in Paris, France, at the 21st Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The Paris Agreement, which came out of […]

Indigenous Environmental Network Responds to Chairman Archambault’s Ask for Water Protectors to Return Home and Comments on the Fight Ahead

Indigenous Environmental Network Responds to Chairman Archambault’s Ask for Water Protectors to Return Home and Comments on the Fight Ahead December 9, 2016 [Cannon Ball, ND] – Following blizzard-like conditions and plummeting temperatures at Standing Rock, Chairman David Archambault Jr. released a letter respectfully asking visiting Water Protectors to develop exit strategies and to return […]

Coalition Statement: What’s Next for the Water Protectors at Standing Rock?

Coalition Statement: What’s Next for the Water Protectors at Standing Rock? We, the below stated, are a coalition of grassroots groups living and working in the Dakota Access resistance camps along the Cannon Ball River in Oceti Sakowin treaty lands. Honor the Earth Indigenous Environmental Network Sacred Stone Camp International Indigenous Youth Council   The […]

Governor Dalrymple’s Order To Evacuate People at the Oceti Sakowin Camp Is Out of His Jurisdiction

For Immediate Release: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2016 Contact: Dallas Goldtooth, dallas@ienearth.org, (507)-412-7609 Jade Begay, jade@ienearth.org, (505) 699-4791 Cannon Ball, ND – Tonight the Governor of North Dakota released an executive order stating that all persons located at the Oceti Sakowin Water Protector camp along Highway 1806 in Cannonball, ND must evacuate. This order comes three […]