Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women: Statement on Loss of Savanna Greywind

Fort Yates, N.D. — Two weeks ago, we lost yet another Indigenous sister, daughter, mother, and friend. Savanna Lafontaine-Greywind became the latest in what has become a horrific epidemic amongst Indigenous communities in North America. The vulnerability and targeting of our Native women is undeniable, and we must begin looking for new ways to urgently address this plague of violence and disregard. Continue reading

Native Nations Standing together for the Paris Climate Change Agreement

Cannon Ball, ND, Taholah, WA, La Conner, WA and Juneau, AK – Four Native Nations from across North America announced today that they will continue to uphold and support the Paris Climate Change Agreement. Continue reading

Standing Rock Responds to Oil Spill from the Dakota Access Pipeline

On April 4th, it was discovered that the Dakota Access pipeline had leaked 84-gallons of oil. The leak occurred 100-miles east of the Missouri River’s Lake Oahe reservoir, the source of drinking water for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. 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