Expulsion ‘Cannot Extinguish the Fire that Standing Rock Started’

Official Statement From Tom Goldtooth, Executive Director of The Indigenous Environmental Network: We are appalled by today’s forced evacuations of indigenous people at the Camp at Standing Rock, they are a violent and unnecessary infringement on the constitutional… Read More

TODAY: Rise With Standing Rock and Indigenous Resistance

Yesterday, Tuesday February 7, the US Army Corps gave notice of intent to grant the final easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross the Mni Sose (Missouri River).  They are skipping the Environmental Impact Study ordered in… Read More

Dakota Access Pipeline, Trump Regime Facing Mass Resistance, Financial Activism

Standing Rock water protectors on the ground in North Dakota are finding powerful allies in Seattle, where the Seattle City Council voted 9-0 to approve a bill that terminates a valuable city contract with Wells Fargo. The bank, one… Read More

Police Arrest 76 Water Protectors After Trump Announces DAPL Construction

Seventy six water protectors were arrested just hours after President Donald Trump signed executive actions Tuesday clearing the path for construction of the Dakota Access and Keystone XL oil pipelines. The arrests occurred after a group of activists established a… Read More

Trump Waging War On Environment, Environmental Agencies

Trump is rapidly making it clear that he is determined to not only wage war on the environment, but also on Environmental Agencies and employees. This is a great time to learn more about PEER, Public Employees for… Read More

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

As DAPL Construction Approaches Missouri River, Water Protectors Stay Strong

Originally published by CommonDreams.org: By Nika Knight As Dakota Access Pipeline construction quickly approaches the Missouri River, the Standing Rock Sioux and allies are vowing to continue their resistance against the pipeline—standing strong despite the violent arrests and inhumane… Read More

WATCH: Global Alliance Against REDD and for Life United Nations Press Conference

Representatives from the Global Alliance Against REDD and for Life and the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) held a press conference denouncing the REDD (Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) climate scheme at the COP21 climate conference in Paris,… Read More