Environmental

Law enforcement allow limited items to be retrieved from frontline camp

Personal possessions, tipis, vehicles and sacred items were left behind following Thursday’s arrests in North Dakota Law enforcement made an agreement allowing 9 people and 3 vehicles to enter the frontline camp area to retrieve tipis No personal possessions, or vehicles are allowed to be retrieved from the area Part of the agreement was that media could not go along for ...

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Dakota Access security guard dresses as protester armed with an AR-15

A Dakota Access security guard armed with an AR-15 was removed by BIA during Thursday’s conflict The man was said to almost hit several people as he sped towards the Oceti Sakowin camp A Dakota Access security badge was found in the man’s truck Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier said the man most likely had the weapon “more or less in ...

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The Children of Alabama, Preface

PREFACE When the currency wars began in earnest, our children were still quite young.  Tyler, our oldest by 20 or 21 seasons, had not yet even grown his first whisker.  I know he will have some memories of the waves of decimation that inundated the world, but the other two won’t.  Even Tyler will only have vague recollections, out of ...

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Images from Iowa show arrests stemming across the Dakota Access.

The stand against the Dakota Access continues in Iowa. Arrests have been made in Iowa and other areas against those opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline. Those locking themselves to equipment are facing theft charges for halting construction. Iowa has even less media attention than North Dakota. Aside from the brief mainstream media attention brought on the Dakota Access Pipeline by ...

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Does Oklahoma really have a “Oilfield Prayer Day?”

Last month Governor Mary Fallin made October 13 Oilfield Prayer Day. Fallin’s first proclamation caused anger after it appeared the day was only for Christians. Fallin has since welcomed all religions to join in Oilfield Prayer Day. The oil and gas industry is struggling in Oklahoma, leading to the loss of tens of thousands of jobs. Does Oklahoma have an ...

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Active construction of Dakota Access continues to be stopped by peaceful demonstrations.

Cannon Ball, North Dakota (via – The Indigenous Environmental Network) – On Monday, North Dakota news outlet WDAY-TV published a report on a #NoDAPL action in North Dakota that occurred the day prior. The report alleges a private security guard was “assaulted” and “carried by” protesters at a Dakota Access construction site. There is no proof of the incident – the hundreds of photos ...

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Rusty patch bumblebees recommended to be an endangered species.

US Fish and Wildlife Service recommended rusty patched bumblebees be considered as an endangered species. The species of bee is said to have vanished from 90% of their historic range in the last 20-years. Multiple problems are causing bumblebees around the nation to vanish. In Canada the rusty patched bumblebee is already on the endangered species list. Rusty patch bumblebees ...

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Sacred Burial Ground in North Dakota sold to Dakota Access.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe announce sacred burial ground sold to Dakota Access. The announcement comes after thousands came nto North Dakota to stand against Dakota Access. Paperwork was finalized yesterday and money has already been transferred for the sale of the land. Dakota Access is now pulling similar tactics in Texas that they used in North Dakota. An area of ...

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