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Tracy Loeffelholz Dunn: In defense of Native journalist Jenni MonetFiled Under: Law | Opinion
Tracy Loeffelholz Dunn: In defense of Native journalist Jenni Monet (02/08)
If you’ve valued YES! Magazine's Standing Rock coverage, tell the Morton County State’s Attorney to drop all charges against Jenni Monet.
J. Gabriel Ware and James Trimarco: City of Seattle breaks with bank over Dakota Access Pipeline financingFiled Under: Business | Environment | National
J. Gabriel Ware and James Trimarco: City of Seattle breaks with bank over Dakota Access Pipeline financing (02/08)
The movement to stop the controversial Dakota Access pipeline through financial activism took an important step forward.
Frances Madeson: More tribes are joining the #DefundDAPL movementFiled Under: Business | Environment | National
Frances Madeson: More tribes are joining the #DefundDAPL movement (02/03)
The Navajo Nation is making moves to join a growing number of tribes that have already respectfully, but conclusively, shown Wells Fargo the door.
Winona LaDuke: Tribes emboldened by resistance at Standing RockFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Environment | National
Winona LaDuke: Tribes emboldened by resistance at Standing Rock (02/01)
The surge of formal opposition to tar sands and fracked oil pipelines shows how Standing Rock resistance has emboldened Great Lakes tribes.
James Trimarco: Banks agree to talk to Standing Rock Sioux TribeFiled Under: Business | National | Politics
James Trimarco: Banks agree to talk to Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (01/30)
Seven banks—including Wells Fargo, TD Bank, and Citibank—will meet with Standing Rock Sioux leaders after months of intense defund-DAPL pressure.
Jake Tracy: Send in your comments on the Dakota Access PipelineFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Jake Tracy: Send in your comments on the Dakota Access Pipeline (01/26)
Things look bleak, but it’s unclear whether President Donald Trump’s Dakota Access order will actually have any effect.
Tracy Loeffelholz Dunn: Some vow to stay at #NoDAPL camp siteFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Tracy Loeffelholz Dunn: Some vow to stay at #NoDAPL camp site (01/26)
It’s been months of freezing cold and dark days at the Standing Rock encampments on the North Dakota plains.
Stephanie Woodard: The never-ending Indian wars continue across the nationFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Stephanie Woodard: The never-ending Indian wars continue across the nation (01/25)
The drama and injustice on display at Standing Rock have taught a new generation of observers what Native Americans already know.
Jacqueline Keeler: New monument marks victory for tribal sitesFiled Under: Environment | National
Jacqueline Keeler: New monument marks victory for tribal sites (01/10)
By permanently protecting an area rich in indigenous cultural history, Obama has shown that some things are worth more than money.
Tristan Ahtone: Cherokee Nation entitled to delegate in CongressFiled Under: National | Politics
Tristan Ahtone: Cherokee Nation entitled to delegate in Congress (01/06)
To deal with a Trump administration, the tribal nation might now want to use that 200-year-old treaty right.
Desiree Kane: Photos from seven months of living at Standing RockFiled Under: Environment | National
Desiree Kane: Photos from seven months of living at Standing Rock (01/02)
The life that we have built here has taught many how to live a large-scale sustainable, decolonized, anticapitalist lifestyle
Mark Trahant: Standing Rock prepared us for the Donald Trump eraFiled Under: Opinion
Mark Trahant: Standing Rock prepared us for the Donald Trump era (01/02)
Continuing to shrink our oil consumption is one way to challenge the oil uber alles mentality of the Trump administration.
Sarah van Gelder: Why veterans asked for forgiveness at Standing RockFiled Under: National
Sarah van Gelder: Why veterans asked for forgiveness at Standing Rock (12/21)
Perhaps 4,000 veterans joining thousands of Native water protectors and their allies was just too much.
Gabriel Furshong: Little Shell Chippewa Tribe still waiting for federal recognitionFiled Under: National | Politics | Federal Recognition
Gabriel Furshong: Little Shell Chippewa Tribe still waiting for federal recognition (12/20)
Federal recognition offers financial help, and those tribes without it have 'second-class status in Indian Country' and remain vulnerable to local authorities.
Michael Running Wolf: #NoDAPL kitchen serves traditional foodsFiled Under: Health | National
Michael Running Wolf: #NoDAPL kitchen serves traditional foods (12/20)
The landscape of these indigenous-led kitchens that feed thousands of water protectors is dynamic, much like the ad hoc camps that depend upon them.
Ari Paul: City takes steps to divest $3B from Dakota Access bankFiled Under: Business | Environment | National
Ari Paul: City takes steps to divest $3B from Dakota Access bank (12/16)
Over the past few months activists opposed to the Dakota Access pipeline have ramped up pressure on the company’s financiers.
Matt Stannard: Public bank helps silence the #NoDAPL movementFiled Under: Law | Opinion
Matt Stannard: Public bank helps silence the #NoDAPL movement (12/15)
The nation’s only state bank was created to empower small farmers and local economies, but now it’s being used to silence indigenous people with militarized force.
Sarah van Gelder: How the Standing Rock movement changed usFiled Under: Environment | Opinion
Sarah van Gelder: How the Standing Rock movement changed us (12/12)
As we work toward a post-fossil fuel society, we can look to these lessons from the Sioux.
Michael Dax: Blackfeet Nation scores victory in sacred land fightFiled Under: Business | Environment | National | Politics
Michael Dax: Blackfeet Nation scores victory in sacred land fight (12/12)
After 35 years of fighting for the cancellation of nearly 50 oil and gas leases, Montana’s Blackfeet tribe scored an unexpected victory when Devon Energy voluntarily backed out of their claims.
Tracy Loeffelholz Dunn: The numbers behind Standing Rock's victoryFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Tracy Loeffelholz Dunn: The numbers behind Standing Rock's victory (12/06)
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.
Kelly Hayes: My whole heart is with the #NoDAPL water protectorsFiled Under: Opinion
Kelly Hayes: My whole heart is with the #NoDAPL water protectors (11/30)
We have survived the rise of a nation-state—a 'super power'—grounded in our genocide.
Jenni Monet: Public outrage mounts over #NoDAPL crackdownsFiled Under: Law | National
Jenni Monet: Public outrage mounts over #NoDAPL crackdowns (11/28)
North Dakota is stretched thin in its battle to protect the Dakota Access pipeline construction.
Tom Goldtooth and Annie Leonard: President Barack Obama can stop the Dakota Access PipelineFiled Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Tom Goldtooth and Annie Leonard: President Barack Obama can stop the Dakota Access Pipeline (11/21)
With Donald Trump’s presidency on the horizon, it is now more important than ever for President Obama to stop the $3.7 billion Dakota Access pipeline.
Mark Trahant: Time is on the side of the Standing Rock Sioux TribeFiled Under: Environment | Law | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Time is on the side of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (11/18)
A week ago, I was pessimistic about the Dakota Access pipeline and the Standing Rock Sioux tribe’s attempt to block its construction on treaty lands near the reservation.
Sarah van Gelder: Standing Rock Sioux chairman on a President TrumpFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Sarah van Gelder: Standing Rock Sioux chairman on a President Trump (11/14)
Construction of the Dakota Access pipeline has reached within a mile of the Missouri River, according to drone operators monitoring the work.
Cedar Wilkie Gillette: We can all support the #NoDAPL movementFiled Under: Business | Environment | Opinion
Cedar Wilkie Gillette: We can all support the #NoDAPL movement (11/14)
The fracking industry and its creditors, those banks, may not have much regard for water or human rights, but they do care about money
Jenni Monet: What the Trump victory means for Standing RockFiled Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Jenni Monet: What the Trump victory means for Standing Rock (11/10)
The Sioux tribe is facing a pro-oil president-elect with personal investments riding on the completion of the Dakota Access pipeline.

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