Standing Rock Sioux Tribe responds to Energy Transfer Partners statement Tribe vows to explore all options to stop pipeline constrution (13.09.2016)


North Dakota v. Amy Goodman: Arrest Warrant Issued After Pipeline Coverage (Youtube-Clip)

“In other Dakota Access pipeline news, last Thursday, Morton County, North Dakota, issued an arrest warrant for Amy Goodman. The charge: criminal trespass, a misdemeanor offense. The case, State of North Dakota v. Amy Goodman, stems from Democracy Now!’s coverage in North Dakota over the Labor Day weekend of the Native American-led protests against the Dakota Access pipeline. On Saturday, September 3, Democracy Now! filmed security guards working for the Dakota Access pipeline company using dogs and pepper spray to attack protesters” (Democracy Now, 2016)

Statement from Human Rights Observers incl. Kingi Snelgar, a Māori lawyer, at Ocheti Sakowin Camp on the ‘Dakota Access Pipeline’ (10.09.2016)


Tribal Rights & the Dakota Access Pipeline (Youtube-Clip)

The Standing Rock Sioux tribe and its allies from other indigenous nations are protesting the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline. Once finished – the pipeline will bring oil almost 1200 miles from the Bakken oil fields in North Dakota all the way to Illinois. Although the project was approved by the government -the Standing Rock Sioux say their interests and historical claims were not taken into account when that decision was made. Which is why they’ve now brought their protest right here to Washington, DC. Today – the Standing Rock Sioux asked a federal judge to put the Dakota Access pipeline on hold. They also led a really outside the court – which was attended by people from around the country – including actresses Susan Sarandon and Shailene Woodley. Joining me now is the woman who MC’d today’s rally – Bobbi Jean Three Legs – a Youth Organizer with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe” (The Big Picture RT, 2016)