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YES! Magazine: Thousands stand guard at sacred Mauna Kea in Hawaii
YES! Magazine: Thousands stand guard at sacred Mauna Kea in Hawaii (August 15, 2019)

Native Hawaiians and other Indigenous peoples need more authority in the federal and state project processes that affect them.


Tribal leaders stand up to corporations on climate change
Tribal leaders stand up to corporations on climate change (September 19, 2018)

Tribes will ramp up efforts to hold corporations accountable for climate change after the energy industry invested another $5 million to stop their campaign.


Dakota Access sued for failing to sell ranch at Standing Rock
Dakota Access sued for failing to sell ranch at Standing Rock (July 11, 2018)

Corporations aren't supposed to own ranches in North Dakota but Dakota Access got away with it in the name of a $3.8 billion oil pipeline.


Standing Rock Sioux Tribe ousts Dave Archambault as chairman in election
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe ousts Dave Archambault as chairman in election (September 28, 2017)

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has a new leader after voters ousted Dave Archambault II at the polls.


Standing Rock Sioux Tribe celebrates completion of rural water supply system
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe celebrates completion of rural water supply system (August 22, 2017)

The $29.2 million Standing Rock Rural Water Supply System will serve about 10,000 people on the reservation.


Anticipation builds as Indian Country calls for shutdown of Dakota Access Pipeline
Anticipation builds as Indian Country calls for shutdown of Dakota Access Pipeline (August 9, 2017)

A year after the #NoDAPL movement burst onto the scene, Indian County remains united in calling for the shutdown of the controversial crude oil pipeline.


North Dakota tribal organization passes on #NoDAPL foe with endorsement
North Dakota tribal organization passes on #NoDAPL foe with endorsement (July 28, 2017)

Despite tribal complaints, Drew Wrigley, who called Dakota Access Pipeline opponents 'unlawful,' appears poised to secure the top federal prosecutor's spot in North Dakota.


Critic of #NoDAPL movement under consideration for U.S. Attorney post
Critic of #NoDAPL movement under consideration for U.S. Attorney post (July 25, 2017)

Former North Dakota lieutenant governor Drew Wrigley accused everyone at the #NoDAPL encampment of engaging in an 'unlawful' protest.


Officials in North Dakota claim ignorance on Dakota Access security firm
Officials in North Dakota claim ignorance on Dakota Access security firm (June 29, 2017)

Top officials in North Dakota relied on a security firm hired by the wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline but none of them bothered to ask about the firm's legal status.


Indian Country celebrates as judge orders environmental review of Dakota Access Pipeline
Indian Country celebrates as judge orders environmental review of Dakota Access Pipeline (June 15, 2017)

The fight over the Dakota Access Pipeline is entering a new phase after a federal judge ordered the Trump administration to conduct an environmental review of the controversial project.


Mark Trahant: Tribes vow to protect Mother Earth despite Trump's climate change stance
Mark Trahant: Tribes vow to protect Mother Earth despite Trump's climate change stance (June 5, 2017)

Shortly after President Trump’s announcement about climate change, four Native Nations announced their plans to support the Paris agreement.


Two leaders of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe cleared in #NoDAPL case
Two leaders of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe cleared in #NoDAPL case (June 2, 2017)

A jury in North Dakota acquitted chairman Dave Archambault and council member Dana Yellow Fat in connection with an incident at a Dakota Access Pipeline construction site.


Dakota Access Pipeline begins shipping oil months behind schedule
Dakota Access Pipeline begins shipping oil months behind schedule (June 1, 2017)

Thanks to President Donald Trump, the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline is now operational.


Standing Rock Sioux Tribe enters election season with crowded field
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe enters election season with crowded field (May 26, 2017)

It's election season for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Ten candidates, including incumbent Dave Archambault II, are seeking the chairman's post.


Dakota Access Pipeline won't be fined for oil spill in South Dakota
Dakota Access Pipeline won't be fined for oil spill in South Dakota (May 11, 2017)

Tribal leaders and activists say it's only a matter of time before the Dakota Access Pipeline causes significant harm.


Dakota Access Pipeline announces May 14 as first date of service
Dakota Access Pipeline announces May 14 as first date of service (April 19, 2017)

Tribal opponents still have time to stop oil from flowing through the controversial project.


Standing Rock Sioux Tribe acknowledges 'setback' in Dakota Access Pipeline war
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe acknowledges 'setback' in Dakota Access Pipeline war (March 28, 2017)

Even though the pipeline is already complete, the tribe is still hoping to convince a federal judge to stop the oil from flowing.


Options dwindling for tribes as Dakota Access prepares to move oil
Options dwindling for tribes as Dakota Access prepares to move oil (March 13, 2017)

As thousands of Native citizens and allies participated in a historic march and rally to the White House, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe was escalating a lawsuit in federal court.


Native citizens rally in nation's capital to send message to Donald Trump
Native citizens rally in nation's capital to send message to Donald Trump (March 10, 2017)

The large crowd braved wind, rain and even some snow to show the nation's president that Native people are still here and are still fighting.


Judge refuses to halt Dakota Access as pipeline nears completion
Judge refuses to halt Dakota Access as pipeline nears completion (March 7, 2017)

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe suffered a legal setback with the controversial project just days away from being finished.


Standing Rock Sioux Tribe leads Native Nations Rise march in Washington
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe leads Native Nations Rise march in Washington (March 6, 2017)

The event culminates with a march from the headquarters of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to the White House.


Standing Rock Sioux Tribe refutes White House claims of 'constant contact' on Dakota Access
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe refutes White House claims of 'constant contact' on Dakota Access (February 24, 2017)

Tensions continue to simmer as the Dakota Access Pipeline becomes more of a reality with every passing day.


Indian Country joins legal push to block Dakota Access Pipeline
Indian Country joins legal push to block Dakota Access Pipeline (February 22, 2017)

With all hope lost in the Trump administration, more tribes and tribal advocates are joining the court fight.


Trump team puts hold on pro-tribal and pro-treaty Dakota Access legal opinion
Trump team puts hold on pro-tribal and pro-treaty Dakota Access legal opinion (February 22, 2017)

Since January 20, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe have lost all of their allies in the federal government.


Dakota Access offers up March 6 as earliest date for completion
Dakota Access offers up March 6 as earliest date for completion (February 22, 2017)

Construction crews have completed drilling a 'pilot hole' and are making it bigger in order to install a 30-inch pipe under the Missouri River in North Dakota.


Bureau of Indian Affairs issues 'trespass' notice to #NoDAPL camp
Bureau of Indian Affairs issues 'trespass' notice to #NoDAPL camp (February 17, 2017)

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is no longer willing to accept Sacred Stone, the original #NoDAPL encampment.


Hearing on injunction against Dakota Access Pipeline moved to February 28
Hearing on injunction against Dakota Access Pipeline moved to February 28 (February 17, 2017)

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe are pushing hard to stop the controversial project.


Army Department formally cancels review of Dakota Access Pipeline
Army Department formally cancels review of Dakota Access Pipeline (February 16, 2017)

The decision from the Donald Trump administration marks another slight to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.


Standing Rock leader vows to 'forgive' but keep fighting after White House slight
Standing Rock leader vows to 'forgive' but keep fighting after White House slight (February 15, 2017)

Mistrust of the new Trump administration is running high as Indian Country tries to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline.


New leader of key House panel defends handling of Dakota Access Pipeline
New leader of key House panel defends handling of Dakota Access Pipeline (February 14, 2017)

Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-California) is toeing the Republican party line when it comes to the controversial project.


More tribes join effort to halt completion of Dakota Access Pipeline
More tribes join effort to halt completion of Dakota Access Pipeline (February 13, 2017)

The fight over the Dakota Access Pipeline is entering a crucial phase as tribes and their citizens place their faith in a system of justice that hasn't always addressed their concerns.


Key Dakota Access document from Army Corps wasn't filed in court
Key Dakota Access document from Army Corps wasn't filed in court (February 8, 2017)

The agency with a long history of mistrust in Indian Country prepared a legal and technical analysis as part of the Trump administration's push for the pipeline.


Tribes promise fight to keep Dakota Access Pipeline out of homeland
Tribes promise fight to keep Dakota Access Pipeline out of homeland (February 8, 2017)

President Donald Trump and his new administration continue to wage war against Indian Country.


Chelsey Luger: Media is still trying to divide and conquer our people
Chelsey Luger: Media is still trying to divide and conquer our people (February 8, 2017)

Non-native media outlets such as The Daily Haze must be eyed with caution.


Native Sun News Today: Tribes push back on Trump's pipeline orders
Native Sun News Today: Tribes push back on Trump's pipeline orders (February 1, 2017)

Tribal government, grassroots indigenous leaders and allies renewed vows to triumph in preventing construction of the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines through unceded 1851 Ft. Laramie Treaty territory.


James Trimarco: Banks agree to talk to Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
James Trimarco: Banks agree to talk to Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (January 30, 2017)

Seven banks—including Wells Fargo, TD Bank, and Citibank—will meet with Standing Rock Sioux leaders after months of intense defund-DAPL pressure.


Judge calls unexpected hearing after President Trump's Dakota Access push
Judge calls unexpected hearing after President Trump's Dakota Access push (January 26, 2017)

Chairman Dave Archambault II of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has asked President Donald Trump for a meeting.


Tribes push back as President Donald Trump revives unwanted pipelines
Tribes push back as President Donald Trump revives unwanted pipelines (January 25, 2017)

Massive dams, sprawling highways, poisonous mines, radioactive nuclear facilities, dangerous military ranges and other developments have been imposed on tribes by Washington.


President Trump thumbs nose at Indian Country with action on two pipelines
President Trump thumbs nose at Indian Country with action on two pipelines (January 24, 2017)

Just days into the new Republican regime, a new war opens against Indian Country.


Donald Trump's Energy nominee vows to stay away from Dakota Access Pipeline
Donald Trump's Energy nominee vows to stay away from Dakota Access Pipeline (January 12, 2017)

Former Texas governor Rick Perry has disclosed his financial interests in the companies backing the controversial pipeline.


Statue of imprisoned activist Leonard Peltier coming down in D.C.
Statue of imprisoned activist Leonard Peltier coming down in D.C. (January 3, 2017)

American University initially took no position on the 9-foot-tall wooden statue but changed course after hearing from an FBI-affiliated group.


Judge sets stage for next phase of Dakota Access Pipeline lawsuit
Judge sets stage for next phase of Dakota Access Pipeline lawsuit (December 19, 2016)

A hearing in federal court isn't expected for another two months but it's going to be a big one.


Native Sun News Today: #DefundDAPL effort targets backers of Dakota Access Pipeline
Native Sun News Today: #DefundDAPL effort targets backers of Dakota Access Pipeline (December 19, 2016)

As thousands of Dakota Access Pipeline opponents responded to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s appeal to fold up their tents for the winter, organizers turned attention toward a boycott of investment banks and other campaigns to prevent revival of the project.


Native Sun News Today: #NoDAPL movement shifts to new phase
Native Sun News Today: #NoDAPL movement shifts to new phase (December 15, 2016)

As thousands of Dakota Access Pipeline opponents in resistance camps responded to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s appeal to fold up their tents for the winter, organizers turned attention toward a boycott of investment banks and other campaigns to prevent revival of the project.


Donald Trump's Energy nominee sits on board for Dakota Access Pipeline owner
Donald Trump's Energy nominee sits on board for Dakota Access Pipeline owner (December 14, 2016)

The connections between Republican president-elect Donald Trump and the controversial pipeline continue to get stronger.


Dave Archambault: The Dakota Access Pipeline battle is far from over
Dave Archambault: The Dakota Access Pipeline battle is far from over (December 12, 2016)

We cannot afford to lose momentum and continue to be on edge due to the Dakota Access presence at the drill pad.


Native Sun News Today: A temporary victory on the Dakota Access Pipeline
Native Sun News Today: A temporary victory on the Dakota Access Pipeline (December 8, 2016)

As thousands of veterans seeking to halt the Dakota Access Pipeline gathered in North Dakota, the Obama administration denied a key permit for the project.


Dave Archambault: It's time for water protectors to return home
Dave Archambault: It's time for water protectors to return home (December 6, 2016)

I know we have prayed and continue to do so. Now you must believe in your prayer.


Tracy Loeffelholz Dunn: The numbers behind Standing Rock's victory
Tracy Loeffelholz Dunn: The numbers behind Standing Rock's victory (December 6, 2016)

The Department of the Army will not approve an easement that would allow the proposed Dakota Access pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota.


Dakota Access resumes legal push to complete final portion of pipeline
Dakota Access resumes legal push to complete final portion of pipeline (December 6, 2016)

A showdown is looming in federal court as the wealthy backers of the controversial project insist they can drill under the Missouri River.


Dave Archambault: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe thanks many allies
Dave Archambault: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe thanks many allies (December 5, 2016)

'Hundreds of tribes came together in a display of tribal unity not seen in hundreds of years.'


Indian Country cheers historic decision on Dakota Access Pipeline
Indian Country cheers historic decision on Dakota Access Pipeline (December 5, 2016)

The battle is far from over but a long-standing request to examine the impacts of the controversial project is now on the table thanks to the Obama administration.


Standing Rock Sioux Tribe calls for safety as veterans head to #NoDAPL camp
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe calls for safety as veterans head to #NoDAPL camp (December 1, 2016)

With their determination to act as human shields, the Veterans Stand For Standing Rock are re-focusing attention on the brutalities suffered at the hands of the state of North Dakota.


Mark Trahant: The rule of law protects the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
Mark Trahant: The rule of law protects the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (November 29, 2016)

Every time the state of North Dakota and Morton County have had the opportunity to de-escalate, they favor the more violent course.


North Dakota sheriff hit with lawsuit as governor moves in on #NoDAPL camp
North Dakota sheriff hit with lawsuit as governor moves in on #NoDAPL camp (November 29, 2016)

Tensions continue to escalate after the Obama administration opened up the largest #NoDAPL campsite to hostile authorities in North Dakota.


Army Corps changes course and closes land to #NoDAPL encampment
Army Corps changes course and closes land to #NoDAPL encampment (November 28, 2016)

A Thanksgiving week that started off with a brutal crackdown ended with major upheaval as the Obama administration closed off public land to the largest #NoDAPL campsite in North Dakota.


Dakota Access cries of financial hit as young victim remains in hospital
Dakota Access cries of financial hit as young victim remains in hospital (November 22, 2016)

Evidence continues to mount of the extreme violence and extreme tactics employed by Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier.


Dakota Access Pipeline continues legal push as frontline hit by assaults in North Dakota
Dakota Access Pipeline continues legal push as frontline hit by assaults in North Dakota (November 21, 2016)

Upwards of 300 people were injured by law enforcement in the largest single crackdown to date.


North Dakota lawmakers punish tribes for taking #NoDAPL stand
North Dakota lawmakers punish tribes for taking #NoDAPL stand (November 18, 2016)

The upcoming tribal leader address has been canceled, with Republicans claiming it was about protecting public safety.


Native women lead massive march to White House to stop Dakota Access Pipeline
Native women lead massive march to White House to stop Dakota Access Pipeline (November 16, 2016)

With Republican Donald Trump headed to the White House, Native women led a huge demonstration in the nation's capital, calling for an end to the controversial project.