Indigenous Women From Standing Rock And Allies on Divestment Delegation In Europe

SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, California (September 20, 2017) – From September 30th through October 14th, 2017, a delegation of Indigenous women from across the United States who have been at the forefront of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) resistance effort and other movements to stop fossil fuel extraction and infrastructure which pose threats to Indigenous and human rights, self-determination, lands and culture will travel to Norway, Switzerland and Germany. Continue reading

DNB Bank Divests – Responses from Standing Rock Indigenous Women’s Divestment Delegation to Norway

OSLO, NORWAY (March 27 , 2017) – Having travelled 5,000 miles from the United States to deliver an urgent message regarding the human rights and Indigenous rights violations in their homelands, the Indigenous Women’s Divestment Delegation to Norway and allies is pleased with the announcement from Norwegian bank, DNB, regarding the cancellation of its $2.5 billion USD credit line to fund the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). Continue reading

141 Water Protectors Arrested as Police Escalate Militarized Response

On Saturday, hundreds of water protectors from different nations were met with violence by militarized police in riot gear, and approximately 141 were arrested. Four protectors locked themselves to a disabled car at an active construction site, stopping construction for approximately 7 hours. Continue reading

Water Protectors Across Midwest Continue to Stop Active Construction of Dakota Access Pipeline & Dispel Accusations of Violence

Cannon Ball, North Dakota – On Monday, North Dakota news outlet WDAY-TV published a report on a #NoDAPL action in North Dakota that occurred the day prior. The report alleges a private security guard was “assaulted” and “carried by” protesters at a Dakota Access construction site. There is no proof of the incident – the hundreds of photos and live video shot of the demonstration all show an entirely peaceful day. Continue reading