December 8, 2016 by Barbara With When veterans Wesley Clark Jr. and Michael...
December 8, 2016 by Barbara With When veterans Wesley Clark Jr. and Michael Wood Jr. organized Veterans Stand for Standing Rock, a deployment document was created and distributed through social media. In it were instructions for veterans to meet up at Cannon Ball, North Dakota on December 4, 2016 and stand as protectors of the water protectors there. […]
December 5, 2016 by Barbara With On December 4, 2016, veterans from all across the country began arriving at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in a gathering organized by Wesley Clark Jr, veteran and son of Wesley Clark, former Supreme Allied Commander Europe NATO. The mission was to protect and serve the water protectors camped out along […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
November 7, 2016 Governor Dalrymple opposed the Dakota Access pipeline for Bismarck. Doug Good Feather, Standing Rock tribal member, explains why.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]