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Give Thanks For Standing Rock-PHOTOS

November 24, 2016  By Leslie Amsterdam Our recent visit to Oceti Sakowin Camp near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota revealed the best and worst of humanity; the worst being the militarized, aggressive law enforcement efforts against unarmed, prayerful water protectors and the best, of course, being in the midst of so much […]

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Unions Stand with Standing Rock

November 16, 2016 Madison Local 236 Union recently traveled to Standing Rock to show their support for the Native Americans who are standing up against the Dakota Access Pipeline. They did so in spite of the fact they did not have the backing of the heads of the Unions. This put them at risk. Laborers Union International, better known […]

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“Maybe my grandpa saved your grandpa … ” Lakota to DAPL Security

November 13, 2016 by Barbara With Lakota healer Doug Good Feather talked recently about the Native American Code Talkers who helped win World War II through the use of their language. During the war, the CIA chose Native Americans to transmit vital information using their native language. The structure and tonal qualities were almost impossible for […]

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FILE - In this April 16, 2012 file photo North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple speaks in Bismarck, N.D.  Dalrymple signed legislation Tuesday, March 26, 2013 that that would make North Dakota the nation's most restrictive state on abortion rights, banning the procedure if a fetal heartbeat can be detected — something that can happen as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. (AP Photo/Dale Wetzel, File)

Governor Dalrymple Opposed Pipeline for Bismarck, Doug Good Feather of Standing Rock Explains Why

November 7, 2016 Governor Dalrymple opposed the Dakota Access pipeline for Bismarck. Doug Good Feather, Standing Rock tribal member, explains why.

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The Power of the Sacred Lakota Prayer

November 5, 2016 by Barbara With It’s been eight months since LaDonna Brave Bull Allard opened her land on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation to establish the Sacred Stone Camp as a way to defend her people and their water against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) using sacred Lakota prayers. Allard is the tribe’s Historic Preservation […]

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Diaries from Standing Rock: “Extreme Human, Civil and Treaty Rights Abuses Are Happening”

October 27, 2016 by Lori Liddell Out of the Police State, almost. North [Dakota is really North] Alabama. I didn’t post from the camp because of data mining by the authorities. Our fully-charged phones drained very quickly and when there was action no one’s phones worked due to jamming. Everything I said to you about what’s […]

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Wonder Why Presidential Candidates are Silent on Standing Rock? Follow the Money

October 27, 2016 by Barbara With Wonder why presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are not speaking up on the crisis at Standing Rock and climate change? Let’s follow the money. According to ABC News, Trump has $1 million dollars invested in Energy Transfer Partners. The Dallas-based corporation’s subsidiary Dakota Access is pushing their […]

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An Urgent Plea: Dangerous Human Rights Crisis Taking Place Now at Standing Rock

October 25, 2016 by Rebecca Kemble A few days ago, I received an email from a First Nation’s woman, a member of the Hunkpapa and Mnicoujou bands of the Lakota. She had heard I had been arrested at Standing Rock, and was writing to send me prayers and beg for help. With her permission I am publishing the emails and […]

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Winona LaDuke: Indigenous law, rights of nature, and how they become public policy

October 20, 2016 by Barbara With On October 14, 2016, Honor the Earth Executive Director Winona LaDuke was keynote speaker at the DB Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership at Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin which also hosted the Traditional Ecological Knowledge Conference (TEK). Here she talks about Indigenous law, the rights of nature, and […]

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Winona LaDuke: Standing Rock is a Crisis of Civil Society

October 19, 2016 by Barbara With On October 14, 2016, Honor the Earth Executive Director Winona LaDuke was keynote speaker at the DB Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership at Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Here she explains how the stand-off at Standing Rock, North Dakota is a crisis of civil society, rogue regulatory systems, […]

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