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 […]
'Honor the Earth' vs. Enbridge Line 3 Oil Pipeline
Hundreds rally to oppose project in northern Minnesota that threatens climate, native wild rice and pristine sacred waters
“This would be like ripping out the heart of the Anishinaabe people,” said Sarah LittleRedfeather, Anishinaabe graphic designer, referring to Enbridge’s Line 3 Replacement tar sands oil pipeline. “To us, that water is life. It’s a being and a spirit.”
Still Standing at Standing Rock
Youth activism + legal advocacy spell victory for Water Protectors
After years of legal battle and a historic grassroots resistance, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has achieved a long-sought victory.
VOICES FROM STANDING ROCK
They came from all over the world to lend a hand. In their own voices, they tell us why.
By Tracy L. Barnett and Tami Brunk For Intercontinental Cry and The Esperanza Project OCETI SAKOWIN CAMP, N.D.—A winter lull in activities for Water Protectors at Standing Rock is about to come to an end. An executive order confirming the incoming administration’s commitment to forge ahead – not just with the Dakota Access Pipeline, but […]