Great Sioux Nation Calls on President Obama to ‘Stop the Coming Attack on our Native People!’

Dear President Obama, We write to demand that you take action to avoid a humanitarian crisis: Protect our Native people! As Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces, you are about to preside over a human rights disaster on the scale of Selma. Continue reading

Water Protectors Shut Down Wells Fargo Bank to Demand Divestment from Dakota Access Pipeline

Right now, a group of Native and non-Native water protectors who have been living at the encampments at Standing Rock are using their bodies to shut down the Wells Fargo branch at 2600 Franklin Avenue South. We will not allow Wells Fargo to continue with business as usual in our communities while profiting off their investment in the Dakota Access
pipeline project. Continue reading

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe issues proclamation in support of Oceti Sakowin camp safety

Cannon Ball, N.D.— Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II today issued a proclamation in support of water protectors who face continued civil rights abuses and excessive use of force by law enforcement. Continue reading

Governor of North Dakota Orders Immediate Eviction of Oceti Sakowin Camp: Standing Rock Chairman Responds

Just days after the Army Corps of Engineers ordered a Dec 5th eviction of water protectors at the Oceti Sakowin Camp, the Governor of North Dakota, Jack Dalrymple, ordered an immediate “evacuation” of the camp. Continue reading