Sacred Stone Camp Hosts Mni Wiconi Water is Life Youth Festival

Ft. Yates Standing Rock Sioux Tribe – From July 6th – 7th, the Sacred Stone Camp hosted the Mni Wiconi Water is Life Youth Festival at Sitting Bull College. The festival featured music, arts, films and workshops. Continue reading

Frank Waln Releases “7” featuring Tanaya Winder

You forced our cultures underground, underground/But you ain’t stopping no one now, no one now/We’re stronger and we know it now, know it now

On Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Frank Waln released the infectious and epic song “7” featuring Tanaya Winder. “7” hits hard and doesn’t relent. In the time of the Seventh Generation with Indigenous movements spread across Turtle Island from Idle No More to the Sacred Stone Camp, to the efforts to abolish Columbus Day, “7” serves as its anthem. Continue reading

Judge Denies Preliminary Injunction, But Obama Administration Halts Construction at Missouri River Crossing

Today, U.S. District Court Judge James E. Boasberg denied the preliminary injunction request by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to cease construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Soon after, the Department of Justice, the Department of the Army, and the Department of the Interior issued a joint statement that halts construction at the contentious Missouri river crossing. Continue reading