Sharing Good Medicine: Haipažaža Pȟežuta Brings Traditional Plant Knowledge to Health Products

From the Northern Plains, a new Lakota (Dakota) health company, Haipažaža Pȟežuta, seeks to provide healthier, safer, and more affordable health care products to costumers. Continue reading

Governor of North Dakota Orders Immediate Eviction of Oceti Sakowin Camp: Standing Rock Chairman Responds

Just days after the Army Corps of Engineers ordered a Dec 5th eviction of water protectors at the Oceti Sakowin Camp, the Governor of North Dakota, Jack Dalrymple, ordered an immediate “evacuation” of the camp. Continue reading

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Responds to Police Violence

Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II released a statement in response to the mass arrests at water protectors camp and police violence on October 27th, 141 people were arrested.

Militarized law enforcement agencies moved in on water protectors with tanks and riot gear today. We continue to pray for peace. We call on the state of North Dakota to oversee the actions of local law enforcement to, first and foremost, ensure everyone’s safety. Continue reading

1200+ Archeologists, Museum Directors Urge Obama Administration to Halt Dakota Access Pipeline Destruction of Cultural Resources

“The destruction of these sacred sites adds yet another injury to the Lakota, Dakota, and other Indigenous Peoples who bear the impacts of fossil fuel extraction and transportation.” Continue reading