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A standoff over safety and sovereignty is intensifying in South Dakota.
A historic indigenous resistance is unfolding on the Big Island of Hawaii, where thousands have descended on Mauna Kea, a sacred Native site.
The disappearance and murder of indigenous girls and women in Canada is a genocide that the government is responsible for.
Drug overdoses among rural Native Americans and Native Alaskans increased by 519 percent, more than twice the national average.
One of the first Native women elected to Congress is calling for a national probe into missing and murdered indigenous women.
After an agonizing 9-month search, the body of Olivia Lone Bear was found on the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation.
Judges in North Dakota are seeking to end a program that allows out-of-state lawyers to represent the hundreds of people who were arrested for resisting the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Winona LaDuke: 'To be honest, it is pretty much a declaration of war against us all out here, not just against Native people, but against anybody who wants to drink.'
The announcement from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that it would deny a permit to Energy Party Transfers to drill under the Missouri River came as thousands of Native and non-Native military veterans descended on Standing Rock.
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has been a vocal supporter of the water protectors.
A Democracy Now! update from Wayne Wilansky, the father of 21-year-old activist Sophia Wilansky, who was injured during the standoff at Standing Rock in North Dakota.
Authorities in North Dakota continue to deny causing severe injuries to #NoDAPL resisters in North Dakota.
Amy Goodman speaks with Southern Poverty Law Center President Richard Cohen about Steve Bannon’s role as former head of the right-wing news outlet Breitbart Media and as president-elect Donald Trump’s campaign manager.
Chairman Dave Archambault II of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe joins Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman for the latest on the Dakota Access Pipeline.
The tribe won't do business with Wells Fargo, its longtime banker, or other institutions with financial ties to the controversial project.
Kyle Thompson, a military veteran from North Dakota, confirmed he was working for the Dakota Access Pipeline.
More details are emerging, including video footage of a man who appears to be a Dakota Access security contractor holding a rifle, with his face covered by a bandana, apparently attempting to infiltrate a group of water protectors.
Daniel Grassrope: 'No one from the campaign wanted to talk to us.'
Resisters were sprayed with mace, harassed by police officers and some suffered injured in the largest confrontation to date.
The Morton County Sheriff’s Department has concluded its investigation into the use of dogs to attack Native American-led water protectors.
The new frontline camp is just to the east of North Dakota State Highway 1806, across from the site where Dakota Access security guards unleashed pepper spray and dogs against Native Americans.
Chairman Dave Archambault: 'I don’t have any confidence in the judicial system.'
Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! speaks to LaDonna Brave Bull Allard, a co-founder of the Sacred Stone Camp, about the #NoDAPL movement.
Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! speaks to Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman Dave Archambault II about the stunning developments in the #NoDAPL fight.