Indigenous Women’s Divestment Delegation Travels From Norway To Switzerland Speaking Out On Standing Rock And Rights Violations

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND (April 7, 2017) – Over the last week, a delegation of Indigenous women from Standing Rock and their allies who observed and/or experienced human rights and Indigenous rights violations in North Dakota due to the building of the Dakota Access pipeline have been taking action and speaking out in Switzerland, sharing on-the-ground experiences from Standing Rock and other traditional territories, as Indigenous women who are living in communities directly impacted by fossil fuel development and infrastructure. Continue reading

Japanese American Citizens League Condemns Dakota Access Pipeline

The Seattle chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League stands in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux tribe in their opposition to the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, and considers it to be a danger to fundamental treaty rights, environmental health, social health, and the prosperity of the Sioux Nation. Continue reading

DNB Bank Divests – Responses from Standing Rock Indigenous Women’s Divestment Delegation to Norway

OSLO, NORWAY (March 27 , 2017) – Having travelled 5,000 miles from the United States to deliver an urgent message regarding the human rights and Indigenous rights violations in their homelands, the Indigenous Women’s Divestment Delegation to Norway and allies is pleased with the announcement from Norwegian bank, DNB, regarding the cancellation of its $2.5 billion USD credit line to fund the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). Continue reading

Defund KXL! Seattle Targets Financial Institutions Invested in TransCanada and the Keystone XL Pipeline

Seattle, WA – on Monday March 27th a coalition of Native​ organizers and environmentalists will bring a resolution before the Seattle city council calling on the city to not contract with any financial institution that provides services to TransCanada and the Keystone XL pipeline. Continue reading