Guest Commentary Published December 7, 2016 Celebratory drumming and singing rang out from Standing Rock Water Protector camps when the Army Corps of Engineers denied Energy Transfer Partnership the easement to drill under the Missouri River just 2,400 feet from the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, stalling the Dakota Access Pipeline. Crying people exclaimed, “It’s […]
Guest Commentary Published November 25, 2016 A Pick-Sloan Winters The Bakken Dakota Access Pipeline is slithering down the North Dakota hills, poised to stick its head directly under the Missouri River. Thousands of Water Protectors, people from all over the world, have gathered in and around the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation to stop its descent, […]
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Published November 15, 2016 MANDAN, NORTH DAKOTA – The Bismark area countryside echoed with screams of horror on Saturday when a man pistol-whipped a woman from the window of his truck, then opened fire near Standing Rock Water Protectors praying near a Bakken Dakota Access Pipeline workspace. A handful of Water Protectors approached the large […]
Published November 7, 2016 CANNON BALL, NORTH DAKOTA -The Standing Rock Water Protectors stood. They stood waste deep in North Dakota water less than half a normal human’s body temperature, downhill from riot police indiscriminately spraying them all with pepper spray, bear mace, tear gas, and rubber bullets. They stood in the face of racist comments. […]
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Published November 3, 2016 CANNON BALL, NORTH DAKOTA – Standing Rock Water Protectors described human rights violations by law enforcement to United Nations representatives during interviews this week. Water Protectors described being kept in chain link cells resembling kennels, and strip searched. They also report being denied food, water, clothing, attorneys, phone calls, beds, bedding, and […]
Published October 18, 2016 CANNON BALL, NORTH DAKOTA – North Dakota Stockmen’s Association (NDSA) suggested that livestock near Standing Rock Water Protectors are going missing in an article posted by Morton County Sheriff’s Office. The article on Inforum.com asserts that 30 cows are missing, and four cows, three bison and a saddle horse were killed. […]
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