Over 70 arrested after a new treaty lands camp was taken down. The new camp was inspired by respected indigenous leader Crazy Horse and his non-violent resistance tactics.
Literally. It’s cold, the sun isn’t shining and the camps will need to relocate quickly before Cannonball River is flooded.
On December 18, two water protectors including a native youth were arrested at a water ceremony near active Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) construction site in Fayette County, Illinois.
The Red Warrior Camp has said their official goodbye to Standing Rock. In an official press release published Saturday night, the Red Warrior Camp announces they have officially departed the lands and waters of Oceti Sakowin. Red Warrior Camp was the main direct-action effort and is the reason the pipeline was halted for many days. […]
“He has no right” says the founder of Sacred Stone Camp in response to Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault’s recent request for campers to return home.
The companies said they “fully expect to complete construction of the pipeline without any additional rerouting in and around Lake Oahe.”
The Army will not grant the easement for DAPL to build under the waters near Standing Rock.
The Morton County Police has requested additional resources from it’s community despite receiving nearly $10 million dollars in federal funding for their fight against the Native people and the peaceful protectors living in the nearby resistance camps.
Police steal a United States flag at the same time thousands of veterans are arriving. They cite ‘no dire distress’ even as activists recover in the hospital.
“If the cops there want to be state sanctioned agents to brutally beat non-violent veterans that have served their country honorably, if they’re gonna beat us then that should be the signal to the rest of the country.”