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Darryl Lies, from Douglas, North Dakota, said he came to the standoff “because of the violation of private property rights. And the use of one right to trample another is an abuse of our God-given and our country-given rights.”

Standing Rock News Roundup for October 25, 2016

Indian Country Today Media Network: Justice Dept Reaffirms It Will Not Grant DAPL River-Crossing Permits Anytime Soon “While the Army continues to review issues raised by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and other tribal nations and their members, it will not authorize constructing the Dakota Access Pipeline on Corps land bordering or under Lake Oahe,”… Read more »

Standing Rock News Roundup for October 23, 2016

Salon: Dakota pipeline showdown at Standing Rock: When a powerful corporate chief is resisted by defenders of Native American ceremonial grounds Kelcy Warren, Energy Transfer Partners’ well-heeled chief, meets his match in North Dakota with Lakota Sioux by JIM HIGHTOWER Corporate routers likely assumed that the reservation’s 8,500 mostly impoverished Lakota Sioux had no clout,… Read more »

ACTION ALERT: CALL! MESSAGE! SHARE!

Standing Rock needs your help by calling and messaging President Obama to tell him 17 million people are at risk of losing their clean water. Call the White House today at 202-456-1111 or send a message at whitehouse.gov/contact. Tell President Obama to: Conduct a full Environmental Impact Statement (EIS); Deny all permits for the Dakota Access… Read more »

Court Rejects Dakota Access Injunction, But Standing Rock Sioux Vow ‘This is Not The End’

by Nika Knight, originally published on Common Dreams. A U.S. federal court of appeals ruled against the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe late Sunday evening and denied its request for an emergency injunction against the controversialDakota Access Pipeline. “This fight is far from over.” Tom Goldtooth, Indigenous Environmental Network “The ruling allows Energy Transfer Partners—the Dallas-based… Read more »