Water Protectors ‘Cautiously Hopeful’ After Army Corps Decision on DAPL

From the Facebook page of Tom Goldtooth,  Director of the Indigenous Environmental Network: Our network is singing the victory song at the moment with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and thousands in the Oceti Sakowin Camp. However, we… Read More

Energy Giants Plan To Move Forward With DAPL Despite Army Corp Permit Denial

The global energy corporations behind the Dakota Access Pipeline claim the announcement by federal officials to deny construction permits for the project is a “purely political action”and that they expect to complete the project without rerouting. “As stated all… Read More

Tribes Ask International Human Rights Commission to Stop Violence Against Water Protectors

An official petition was submitted to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights; representatives from the tribes will appear before the Commission next Friday WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the… Read More

Earth Watch: Sherrie Andre, Standing Rock Medic

Image courtesy of Standing Rock Medic & Healer Council

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show with Margaret Prescod was Sherrie Andre. Sherrie has just returned from her second visit to Standing Rock where she has worked for a cumulative 2 months as a medic… Read More

The Repression and Criminalization of Brazil’s Landless Workers Movement Must Stop

Armed police raid the MST’s National School, detain MST members and fire live ammunition Early on the morning of November 4, armed police raided the “Escola Nacional Florestan Fernandes” (ENFF) in Guararema, Sao Paulo, detained members of the… Read More

Governor Orders Evacuation at Standing Rock, Tribe Calls on Army Corps to Reaffirm ‘No Forcible Removal’

Standing Rock water protectors are responding to North Dakota governor Jack Dalrymple’s ordered to immediately evacuate the main encampment opposing the Dakota Access pipeline. In the following video, Dallas Goldtooth from the Indigenous Environmental Network and other representatives at the Sacred… Read More

WATCH: Veteran Calls Out Militarized Police Response to #NoDAPL Activists

Kash Jackson, a Louisiana navy veteran, attended announcements near the Sacred Stone camp’s sacred fire dressed in full naval uniform, telling those there that he would stand in the river with them if needed. “One thing bonds us, and… Read More

#NODAPL: Army Corps Threatens to Close Oceti Sakowin Camp on Dec. 5

Via Indigenous Environmental Network: Cannon Ball, ND – Today Colonel John W. Henderson of the United States Army Corps sent a letter to Dave Archambault II, the Chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, stating that on December… Read More

‘Mourning Day: Water is Life, Life is Struggle’ By Leonard Peltier

BY LEONARD PELTIER Via CounterPunch   Here we are again. This time the year is 2016. It has been more than 41 years since I last walked free and was able to see the sun rise and sit… Read More

LISTEN: Anne Petermann on Trump, Climate Change, Energy Development and Tribal Rights

Global Justice Ecology Project Executive Director Anne Petermann was recently a guest on WERU-FM Radio’s RadioActive show with Meredith Francesco discussing the Trump administration’s potential policy on climate change, oil and gas development and tribal rights. The episode… Read More