Human Rights

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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At least 141 arrested as law enforcement descend upon peaceful protesters in North Dakota

Law enforcement use militarized tactics against peaceful protesters Law enforcement used tear gas, beanbag rounds, and other non-lethal militarized tactics against protesters in North Dakota As of now, at least 141 have been arrested Among those injured are said to be women, children, elders, and horses Things escalated to a dangerous level along Highway 1806 in North Dakota on Thursday as ...

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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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51-year-old Shirlena Barnes faces jail time for a Facebook post.

Shirlena Barnes faces serious charges after making a post on her Facebook. Marion County State’s Attorney Matt Wilzbach claims that Barnes was threatening an officer and his child. Barnes only referred to the person in her post as ‘Mike.’ Barnes could face up to 25-years in jail if convicted. A 51-year-old woman in Marion County is facing absurd charges after ...

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22 arrested in No DAPL lockdown in North Dakota.

22 people have been arrested after halting construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline. Two men locked themselves to construction equipment to stop construction of the DAPL. Among those arrested were medics and journalists. Livestream of the arrests were blocked from Facebook. On Tuesday, 22 protesters were arrested during a “No DAPL” lockdown. It is reported that lockdowns occurred in two ...

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