The Salmon People at Risk: What Climate Change Means for the Puyallup Tribe

The Puyallup people are a river people, we are a salmon people. The loss of salmon because of climate change and the temperatures rising in the rivers and the loss of habitat along the river banks really does impact us as Puyallup people.” Annette Bryan Puyallup Tribe Continue reading

Supporting the Battle Against the Dakota Access Pipeline: How You Can Support by Linda Black Elk

I have received a number of questions regarding the best sites for donating to #NoDAPL efforts to stop the Dakota Access pipeline on the Standing Rock Nation.  I have compiled a list of trusted sites where you can donate to the effort to support the #NoDAPL fight. Continue reading

Energy Transfer CEO Committed to the Construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline by Matt Remle

In an internal memo released to all partnership employees, the billionaire Chief Executive Officer for Energy Transfer Partners, the company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline, Kelcy Warren, expressed his commitment to seeing that the Dakota Access Pipeline is built. Continue reading

National Congress of American Indians Demands a Halt to the Dakota Access Pipeline

On August 29th, the National Congress of American Indians issued a call to President Obama and the Army Corps of Engineers to halt the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Founded in 1944, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) is the oldest, largest, and most representative American Indian and Alaska Native organization serving the broad interests of tribal governments and communities. Continue reading