Standing Rock: Profusion, Collusion and Big Money Profits Part II

By Cory Morningstar with Forrest Palmer PART I PART II “In crushing detail and shining a floodlight on the history of the co-optation of Indigenous struggles since the pivotal year of 2010, Cory Morningstar has put together this series to give deep context to the events at and around Standing Rock. Most vitally, this series…

Standing Rock: Profusion, Collusion and Big Money Profits Part I

By Cory Morningstar with Forrest Palmer PART II PART I While the world celebrates from the pause the Army Corps Of Engineers has forced in the development of the Dakota Access Pipeline, Cory Morningstar and Forrest Palmer string together an important and critical history of the environmental and climate change movement. The funders of this…

DAPL Easement Denied, But the Fight is Not Over

Editorial Comment: Changing the course of a pipeline is not a victory. The black snake must be killed!!! Alexandra Valiente Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s Statement on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Decision to Not Grant Easement December 4, 2016 Cannon Ball, N.D. The department of the Army will not approve an easement that will allow…

The US Army Cannot Evict Us From Treaty Lands!

Sacred Stone Camp COALITION STATEMENT On Friday, November 25, after the turkey was pardoned, the Obama Administration issued an eviction notice to the Oceti Sakowin encampments at Standing Rock.  We are a coalition of grassroots groups living and working at the encampments, and we will not be moved.  We stand united in defiance of the…

Water Cannons Fired at Water Protectors in Freezing Temperatures Injure Hundreds

Sacred Stone Camp National Lawyers Guild legal observers on the frontlines have confirmed that multiple people were unconscious and bleeding after being shot in the head with rubber bullets.  One elder went into cardiac arrest at the frontlines but medics administered CPR and were able to resuscitate him.  The camp’s medical staff and facilities are…