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Standing Rock seeks hearing to deny DAPL bid to double oil flow
Standing Rock seeks hearing to deny DAPL bid to double oil flow (November 18, 2019)

The Dakota Access Pipeline has experienced 12 spills of more than 6,100 gallons of crude oil in less than two years of operation


Presidential hopefuls embrace Indigenous movement against unwanted pipelines
Presidential hopefuls embrace Indigenous movement against unwanted pipelines (September 4, 2019)

The Indigenous battles against Keystone XL and Dakota Access have finally emerged as a critical component of the 2020 presidential campaign.


YES! Magazine: Sovereign Sisters are building sovereign societies
YES! Magazine: Sovereign Sisters are building sovereign societies (August 26, 2019)

Food security, traditional agriculture, and local self-reliance are key to regenerative societies of the future.


Standing Rock Sioux Tribe seeks hearing on expansion of Dakota Access Pipeline
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe seeks hearing on expansion of Dakota Access Pipeline (July 11, 2019)

The backers of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline are seeking to double operations in North Dakota.


Native Sun News Today: Native family loses custody of boy to non-Natives
Native Sun News Today: Native family loses custody of boy to non-Natives (June 26, 2019)

A family court decision in Pine Ridge in October 2017 failed to keep a boy in the home that he was being raised in.


Native Sun News Today: Native mother walks to nation's capital for humanity
Native Sun News Today: Native mother walks to nation's capital for humanity (May 16, 2019)

Tarita Silk, a citizen of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, will be leaving South Dakota for Washington, D.C., on June 7.


AUDIO: Native leaders testify about voting rights in the Dakotas
AUDIO: Native leaders testify about voting rights in the Dakotas (April 16, 2019)

Barriers to voting in North Dakota and South Dakota were discussed at a Congressional field hearing hosted by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.


Standing Rock Sioux Tribe hosts Congressional field hearing on voting rights
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe hosts Congressional field hearing on voting rights (April 15, 2019)

'Voter access is a human right,' says North Dakota State Rep. Ruth Buffalo, who made history at the polls amid attempts to stifle turnout in Indian Country.


Native Sun News Today: Tribal precedents bring halt to fracking on public lands
Native Sun News Today: Tribal precedents bring halt to fracking on public lands (April 1, 2019)

A 'landmark' ruling against energy development is being credited to tribes who secured victories in court.


'These cases should never have been brought': Water Protector Legal Collective wraps up #NoDAPL work
'These cases should never have been brought': Water Protector Legal Collective wraps up #NoDAPL work (February 7, 2019)

The criminal cases connected to the Dakota Access Pipeline have concluded in North Dakota, two years after the Trump administration gave the final approval for the controversial project.


Native member of Congress helps lead first committee hearing on climate change
Native member of Congress helps lead first committee hearing on climate change (February 4, 2019)

Citing Standing Rock as a driving force, Democrats in Congress are calling for a Green New Deal to address climate change and other issues.


YES! Magazine: How Standing Rock changed one doctor's life
YES! Magazine: How Standing Rock changed one doctor's life (December 6, 2018)

Dr. Tara Sood rushed to volunteer with the Indigenous-led protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline.


High Country News: Tribes unite to protect their voting rights
High Country News: Tribes unite to protect their voting rights (October 30, 2018)

After an eleventh-hour decision that could disqualify many Native American voters, tribal governments find their own solutions.


Jacqueline Keeler: Tribes are mobilizing to protect and get out the Native vote
Jacqueline Keeler: Tribes are mobilizing to protect and get out the Native vote (October 29, 2018)

Native voters in North and South Dakota embrace the value of their vote since Standing Rock.


Standing Rock citizens sue county over #NoDAPL road blockade
Standing Rock citizens sue county over #NoDAPL road blockade (October 29, 2018)

Two Standing Rock citizens and a member of the clergy are suing authorities who shut down a key highway during the height of the #NoDAPL movement.


Tribes finally given access to Dakota Access Pipeline decision
Tribes finally given access to Dakota Access Pipeline decision (October 4, 2018)

Tribes have finally been given access to the Trump administration's Dakota Access Pipeline decision but Indian Country is still being kept in the dark.


Dakota Access Pipeline decision still missing in action
Dakota Access Pipeline decision still missing in action (September 24, 2018)

It's been almost a month since the Trump administration reaffirmed its approval of the Dakota Access Pipeline but no one's seen the decision yet.


Standing Rock Sioux Tribe still waiting on Dakota Access decision
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe still waiting on Dakota Access decision (September 18, 2018)

The Trump administration has yet to release its Dakota Access Pipeline decision, more than two weeks after it was supposedly finished.


Judge extends order against grizzly bear hunts near Yellowstone
Judge extends order against grizzly bear hunts near Yellowstone (September 14, 2018)

Tribes are battling the Trump administration over protections for the sacred grizzly bear.


Dakota Access Pipeline decision still missing in action a week later
Dakota Access Pipeline decision still missing in action a week later (September 7, 2018)

It's been a week since the Trump administration approved the Dakota Access Pipeline again. Where's the actual decision?


Hard work 'in the trash': Standing Rock Sioux Tribe slams Trump on Dakota Access
Hard work 'in the trash': Standing Rock Sioux Tribe slams Trump on Dakota Access (September 4, 2018)

To the surprise of almost no one, the Trump administration has affirmed its hasty approval of the Dakota Access Pipeline with a decision few have actually seen.


Standing Rock Sioux Tribe welcomes brother and sister back home
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe welcomes brother and sister back home (August 23, 2018)

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe held a welcoming and naming ceremony for two descendants whose mother was adopted at a young age.


NBA star Kyrie Irving returns to Standing Rock homeland
NBA star Kyrie Irving returns to Standing Rock homeland (August 21, 2018)

Boston Celtics player and five-time NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving is being honored by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.


Trump administration delays Dakota Access Pipeline decision again
Trump administration delays Dakota Access Pipeline decision again (August 8, 2018)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers needs until the end of the month to complete its work on the Dakota Access Pipeline.


Tribes await updated decision on Dakota Access Pipeline
Tribes await updated decision on Dakota Access Pipeline (August 6, 2018)

The Trump administration is supposed to release a revised decision on the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline on August 10.


'I knew I wasn't guilty': #NoDAPL activist acquitted in North Dakota
'I knew I wasn't guilty': #NoDAPL activist acquitted in North Dakota (July 16, 2018)

Micah Lott was accused of trespass and rioting at Standing Rock but the case was so weak that the judge cleared him.


Four children who died at Indian boarding school being returned to families
Four children who died at Indian boarding school being returned to families (June 15, 2018)

Four students who died at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania are being returned to their tribal families.


Dakota Access Pipeline study still not finished after more than a year
Dakota Access Pipeline study still not finished after more than a year (June 12, 2018)

Tribal opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline are still waiting on the Trump administration to complete a study on the controversial project.


'She chose oil over Indians': Native voters upset with Sen. Heidi Heitkamp
'She chose oil over Indians': Native voters upset with Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (May 29, 2018)

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp did not join the #NoDAPL movement like many of her fellow Democrats. She may pay for it the polls in North Dakota.


Security firm hired by Dakota Access still won't admit wrongdoing
Security firm hired by Dakota Access still won't admit wrongdoing (May 16, 2018)

TigerSwan, hired by the wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline, is trying to clear its name in North Dakota.


Native Sun News Today: Oceti Sakowin Fellows aim to help their communities
Native Sun News Today: Oceti Sakowin Fellows aim to help their communities (May 3, 2018)

Six social entrepreneurs of the Oceti Sakowin are receiving $10,000 each to strengthen renewable energy, food and water initiatives in their communities.


Albert Bender: Oil continues to flow through 'genocidal' Dakota Access Pipeline
Albert Bender: Oil continues to flow through 'genocidal' Dakota Access Pipeline (April 9, 2018)

Oil continues to flow, money continues to be made hand over fist by the corporate magnates of big oil, and the genocide continues to rake in casualties.


YES! Magazine: An 'awakening' emerges from Standing Rock
YES! Magazine: An 'awakening' emerges from Standing Rock (March 28, 2018)

Photographer Josué Rivas spent seven months living at Standing Rock, documenting the gathering force of Native Americans and their allies.


Trump administration blames tribes for delay in new Dakota Access study
Trump administration blames tribes for delay in new Dakota Access study (March 21, 2018)

The Trump administration is blaming tribes as it delays a highly-anticipated study of the Dakota Access Pipeline.


1928 recording from Standing Rock added to Library of Congress
1928 recording from Standing Rock added to Library of Congress (March 21, 2018)

A 1928 recording from the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation has been added to the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress.


Tribes object as Trump appointees 'streamline' interests of wireless industry
Tribes object as Trump appointees 'streamline' interests of wireless industry (March 20, 2018)

Republican members of the Federal Communications Commission are poised to 'streamline' the interests of the wireless industry despite strong objections from Indian Country.


Jenni Monet: What the movement at Standing Rock gave the world
Jenni Monet: What the movement at Standing Rock gave the world (March 16, 2018)

Americans saw the Indigenous struggle—the violence, stolen resources, colluding corporations and governments—that goes hand in hand with protecting the Earth.


Native Sun News Today: Standing Rock youth are a big hit in D.C.
Native Sun News Today: Standing Rock youth are a big hit in D.C. (March 14, 2018)

'Native people have always been artistic. It’s in our blood and in our every way of life.'


Standing Rock Sioux Tribe warns of 'same mistakes' with new Dakota Access study
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe warns of 'same mistakes' with new Dakota Access study (March 7, 2018)

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is being 'stonewalled' by the Trump administration when it comes to a new study on the Dakota Access Pipeline, according to a new filing.


Oscars see a bit of diversity on stage with Native presenter and performance
Oscars see a bit of diversity on stage with Native presenter and performance (March 5, 2018)

Hollywood isn't a place where Native Americans will find a lot of opportunities but some signs of change were seen during the industry's biggest night of the year.


Republican investigation links Russian trolls to #NoDAPL movement
Republican investigation links Russian trolls to #NoDAPL movement (March 1, 2018)

The movement against the Dakota Access Pipeline originated in Indian Country but some on Capitol Hill are seeing links from somewhere far, far away.


Standing Rock Sioux citizen lands Native history position at Harvard
Standing Rock Sioux citizen lands Native history position at Harvard (February 20, 2018)

Philip Deloria, a citizen of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, is the first tenured professor of Native American history at Harvard University.


Tim Giago: Indian Country loses one of its greatest in Harriett Skye
Tim Giago: Indian Country loses one of its greatest in Harriett Skye (January 25, 2018)

Dr. Harriett Skye, a citizen of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, was a groundbreaker for many in Indian Country.


Albert Bender: The original genocide continues with the Dakota Access Pipeline
Albert Bender: The original genocide continues with the Dakota Access Pipeline (November 16, 2017)

Considering the fragility of the lives of Native Americans in the U.S., we are talking about real destruction of both health and livelihood here at the hands of Big Oil.


Dakota Access sued for damage to farmland as tribes seek assurances for water
Dakota Access sued for damage to farmland as tribes seek assurances for water (November 3, 2017)

The wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline are being sued by a family over damages to their farmland as tribes seek to protect their water from oil spills.


Native American psychologists slam police tactics a year after Standing Rock
Native American psychologists slam police tactics a year after Standing Rock (October 30, 2017)

The Society of Indian Psychologists criticized the law enforcement response to the pipeline protests, as well as the military-style tactics used by a security firm hired by the company that built the Dakota Access Pipeline.


Kelly Hayes: New documentary remembers Standing Rock in beauty and catastrophe
Kelly Hayes: New documentary remembers Standing Rock in beauty and catastrophe (October 24, 2017)

The Standing Rock I knew was not a mystical place with a uniform perspective. It was a complex place—an experiment in love, hope, courage, and solidarity.


Native Sun News Today: Tribes decry court ruling favoring Dakota Access Pipeline
Native Sun News Today: Tribes decry court ruling favoring Dakota Access Pipeline (October 20, 2017)

'This pipeline represents a threat to the livelihoods and health of our nation every day it is operational,' said Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman Mike Faith.


Judge deals tribes major setback with decision in Dakota Access Pipeline case
Judge deals tribes major setback with decision in Dakota Access Pipeline case (October 11, 2017)

Oil will continue to flow through the Dakota Access Pipeline despite 'deficiencies' in the Trump administration's handling of the controversial project.


Teton Times: Standing Rock citizens secure injunction in constitutional dispute
Teton Times: Standing Rock citizens secure injunction in constitutional dispute (October 9, 2017)

Citing tribal traditions and customs, a judge granted an injunction to stop a proposed constitution revision because Standing Rock Sioux leaders failed to inform the people.


YES! Magazine: Water protectors return to Standing Rock for healing ceremony
YES! Magazine: Water protectors return to Standing Rock for healing ceremony (October 2, 2017)

The camps are gone now, but the awakening to protect the water, land, and tribal sovereignty continues.


North Dakota accepts $15M from wealthy backers of Dakota Access Pipeline
North Dakota accepts $15M from wealthy backers of Dakota Access Pipeline (September 29, 2017)

The state of North Dakota has accepted a $15 million 'donation' to cover the costs of its brutal response to the #NoDAPL movement.


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 goes to polls without constitutional changes on ballot
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe goes to polls without constitutional changes on ballot (September 26, 2017)

Efforts to change the constitution of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe are on hold as citizens go to the polls to elect their leaders.


Dakota Access enters settlement for 'unanticipated discovery' of tribal artifacts
Dakota Access enters settlement for 'unanticipated discovery' of tribal artifacts (September 21, 2017)

The wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline won't have to pay a fine in connection with the 'unanticipated discovery' of tribal artifacts in North Dakota.


Native Sun News Today: Black Hills Unity Concert honors #NoDAPL participants
Native Sun News Today: Black Hills Unity Concert honors #NoDAPL participants (September 18, 2017)

The Black Hills Unity Concert honored several invited guests for their various contributions to tribal nations, community leadership and environmental activism.


New film 'Woman Walks Ahead' explores final days of Sitting Bill at Standing Rock
New film 'Woman Walks Ahead' explores final days of Sitting Bill at Standing Rock (September 12, 2017)

A new film explores the final days of Sitting Bull although the primary character is a non-Indian woman who faced criticism for associating with the revered Lakota leader.


President Trump finally acknowledges opposition to Dakota Access Pipeline
President Trump finally acknowledges opposition to Dakota Access Pipeline (September 6, 2017)

President Donald Trump finally acknowledged opposition to the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline but came up with a new and curious claim about an issue that galvanized Indian Country over the last year.


Native Sun News Today: Dakota Access goes after tribal allies with new lawsuit
Native Sun News Today: Dakota Access goes after tribal allies with new lawsuit (September 6, 2017)

The Fortune 500 company responsible for the Dakota Access Pipeline is seeking $1 billion in damages in a new lawsuit that names allies of the Oceti Sakowin (Great Sioux Nation) as defendants.


Mary Annette Pember: Tribes lost key source of food to dams on Missouri River
Mary Annette Pember: Tribes lost key source of food to dams on Missouri River (August 29, 2017)

The near-extinction of mouse beans along the Missouri River is a metaphor for the devastating impact of US development of tribal lands, Mary Annette Pember writes on Indian Country Media Network.