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 […]