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.
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The UTND join with numerous statewide and national health associations, health care providers, and organizations, stating our opposition and deep concerns with this bill.
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,” Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault said in a statement. “This pipeline became operational today, yet it has already leaked at least three times.”
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.