Taking Money from Banks Profiting off of Destroying the Earth: Financing Our Own Desecration by Matt Remle

In August 2016, I reached out to Seattle city council member Kshama Sawant to see if we could launch an ambitious effort to end Seattle’s financial relationship with Wells Fargo. Continue reading

Unicorn Riot Releases BLACK SNAKE KILLAZ: A #NODAPL STORY

The independent media group Unicorn Riot releases the documentary Black Snake Killaz a #NoDAPL story that documents the historic efforts to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. Unicorn Riot, who were one of the first non-Native media organizations reporting on the Dakota Access Pipeline, has weaved together footage the establishment of the Sacred Stone Camp to its eviction in this compelling new documentary. Continue reading

Sacred Stone Camp Hosts Mní Wičoni Healing Gathering

From September 18-24, the Sacred Stone Camp will be hosting the Mní Wičoni Healing Gathering at Porcupine Creek on the Standing Rock Nation. The event will be a “gathering for Water Protectors, Allies and Supporters. It will be a time for healing, ceremony, reflection, strategizing, planning and celebration.” Continue reading

Pipeline Resistance Camps

On April 1st, 2016 the Sacred Stone Camp was erected to oppose the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline. The camp, along with the Oceti Sakowin Camp, helped bring global awareness to Indigenous peoples and the fight against environmental racism, protecting treaty rights and water protection. Continue reading

#DefundDAPL Has Divested $40 Million from Dakota Access Pipeline

On January 1st, 2017, during the Vikings/Bears football game at the Minneapolis US Bank Stadium, two water protectors rappelled from the rafters to display a large banner urging US Bank to divest from the Dakota Access Pipeline. They held space in this prime real estate for the duration of the game, with some livestream videos reaching over one million views. Continue reading