Cannon Ball, N.D.— The following statement from the Standing Rock Sioux’s Tribal Chairman, Dave Archambault II, can be quote in part or in full: “This past Monday, several councilmembers and myself met with the Governor in the interest of salvaging a professional relationship in what can only be described as the most troubling of times.… Read more »
This movement is alive and awake, and we all recognize the need to move to stand with our brothers and sisters as they also battle similar projects that our tribe faced.
There are many factors that lead to the unfair targeting of our women. One of the most significant factors is the glaring absence of Indigenous peoples in the North American consciousness.
The court determined that the Corps did not adequately assess the impacts to our hunting and fishing rights, nor did they take into account environmental justice.
Thank you for caring and believing.
A federal judge ruled that the federal permits authorizing the pipeline to cross the Missouri River just upstream of the Standing Rock reservation, which were hastily issued by the Trump administration just days after the inauguration, violated the law in certain critical respects.
“We hold the Standing Rock community in high regard for their care for human and ecological well-being. By resisting the dysfunctional narrative imposed by the fossil-fuel industry, Standing Rock has demonstrated what it looks like to prioritize well-being over profit for the few,” said Scott Fitzmorris, co-chair of the Wallace Global Fund and great grandson of Henry A. Wallace.
Four Native Nations from across North America announced today that they will continue to uphold and support the Paris Climate Change Agreement.
Now that the Dakota Access Pipeline is fully operational, we find it more urgent than ever that the courts and administration address the risks posed to the drinking water of millions of American citizens.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2017 CONTACT: Jodi Gillette, JGillette@SONOSKY.COM ‘It’s more important than ever for the court to step in and halt additional accidents before they happen’ The following is a statement from Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman Dave Archambault II in response to reports of an oil spill from the Dakota Access pipeline… Read more »
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is pleased to announce BNP Paribas has sold its shares in the loan to the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL).