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,, (507)-412-7609 Jade Begay,, (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 […]

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Women lead Day of Mass Withdrawal as part of the Dakota Access Pipeline Divestment Campaign

For Immediate Release: November 27, 2016 CONTACT: Pennie Opal Plant, 510- 390-0386, Ayana Young, 484 241-6616, When: Wednesday, November 30 8 AM – 11 AM PST Where: Justin Herman Plaza 1 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94111 SAN FRANCISCO, CA — On November 30th Wells Fargo customers will demonstrate in the streets of […]

Army Corp of Engineers Approve the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL)

By Lisa DeVille (Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation)   Mandaree, ND “Another act of oppression by the government.  When the pipeline breaks, ALL of our water will be contaminated.  Pipelines contain radioactive material than accumulates and becomes even more dangerous.  The Army Corp of Engineers disregarding the pleas of thousands of people shows their interest is […]

Another Flood of Invaders

We’re in the next wave of assimilation, our land has been mortgaged out to those who don’t know its value or how important it is to our people.  We have left our future, our children’s futures, and the question of a healthy environment in your hands and what do we have left?  We have continuously […]

5000 miles from Grand Bois. Red Road to Paris.

5000 miles from Grand Bois. Red Road to Paris. There is a place in south Louisiana that the people call Grand Bois (Big Woods). My relatives from the Houma Nation have called this place home for hundreds of years. It lies just south of a federal manmade shipping canal (used primarily for the oil and […]

COP21 Will Not Save our Lands and Territories

COP21 Will Not Save our Lands and Territories by Andrea Landry The twenty-first session of the global climate conference is currently underway in Paris, France. The mandate is for world leaders, primarily colonial leaders, to establish a new global model of growth which will be safe and durable to the planet. Parties to the convention […]

Indigenous Environmental Network Delegation Travels to Paris for UN Climate Talks

MEDIA ADVISORY November 24, 2015 Press Contacts: Dallas Goldtooth, IEN Media-Comms Coordinator, Tom Goldtooth, IEN Executive Director,   Indigenous Environmental Network Delegation Travels to Paris for UN Climate Talks Over 45 Frontline Leaders Will Participate Inside and Outside COP21 Bemidji, MN – The Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) is taking a delegation of over […]

The Road to Paris: A Report by Alberto Saldamando

 Report on Climate Change and the Negotiations for Paris Alberto Saldamando, Indigenous Environmental Network, November 17, 2015 The Road to Paris: The Kyoto Protocol uses as a base the States’ emission of GHG in 1990. And the reductions of emissions are measured in tons of GHG and are legally binding. But since the Cancun COP in [...]