Lakota call out inequity in law enforcement at U.S. Capitol riot
‘Overcriminalizing protests led by people of color... no accountability for white supremacist acts of violence’
PHILIP, South Dakota – The difference in law enforcement handling of peaceful Native pipeline resisters compared to that of the violent mob that breached the U.S. Capitol Building was an inequity not lost on Indian Country. “At a time when white rioters are being let off the hook after raiding the nation’s Capitol and driving […]
DAPL Owner Appeals Shutdown Decision
Company cites billions in losses; Sioux Nations insist on environmental assessment
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Nicole Ducheneaux had it right: As lead counsel on the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe’s case to stop the oil flow of the Dakota Access Pipeline in unceded 1851 Ft. Laramie Treaty territory, she could claim a win when a federal judge recently ordered a shutdown.