#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 […]

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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,  pennie@gatheringtribes.com Ayana Young, 484 241-6616, ayana@forthewild.world 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 […]

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Thousands Will Join Actions on Tuesday to Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline

For Immediate Release: November 11, 2016 Contact: Nicky Vogt, 610-389-1314, vogt@newpartners.com ***Media Advisory*** Thousands Will Join Actions on Tuesday to Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline More than 100 actions planned at President Obama’s Army Corps of Engineers offices and other locations WHAT: A national day of action at President Obama’s Army Corps of Engineers offices to […]

Standing Rock Update: Arson fire started near Oceti Sakowin Camp Oct. 30, 2016

Hello family. Haven’t posted much updates yesterday and today due to on-the-ground work and travel. But here is an update on a fire that happened: There was a brush fire two nights ago (Oct 29th) near the Oceti Sakowin camp. It happened west of the camp, across highway 1806. It was intentionally started by unknown […]

Citing 1851 Treaty, Water Protectors Establish Road Blockade and Expand Frontline #NoDAPL Camp

  For Immediate Release: October 23, 2016   Citing 1851 Treaty, Water Protectors Establish Road Blockade and Expand Frontline #NoDAPL Camp   Contact: LaDonna Allard (CSS), ladonnabrave1@aol.com, (701) 426-2064 Dallas Goldtooth (IEN), dallas@ienearth.org, 708-515-6158 Tara Houska (HTE), tara@honorearth.org, (612) 226-9404 Cody Hall (RWC), cody.hall.605@gmail.com, (605) 220-2531   Cannon Ball, ND – This morning, at approximately […]