updated Fri. September 15, 2023
March 16, 2018
As early as April 2016, Indigenous activists protested the pipeline's threat to the Standing Rock Sioux's primary water supply, the Missouri River. While battles were fought in federal courts, representatives of hundreds of Indigenous groups from around the world—the Maori, the Sami, and the Sarayaku,ÃâÃÂ ...
March 14, 2018
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota's U.S. senators say the federal Education Department has awarded two grants to build new elementary schools serving the Standing Rock and Spirit Lake Sioux communities. The Solen School District is getting $5.3 million for a new school at Cannon Ball, and theÃâÃÂ ...
March 13, 2018
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, whose protests against the pipeline brought international attention to North Dakota in 2016, has filed a 313-page report to the U.S Army Corps of Engineers which asserts the pipeline technology used by Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) isn't actually able to detect large,ÃâÃÂ ...
March 9, 2018
On the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, moving on from the camps meant recovering from the closure of Backwater Bridge, which the Department of Transportation had shut down, citing structural concerns, in late October of 2016, and which the sheriff didn't reopen until after the camps were fully evicted.
March 9, 2018
Nine months after oil starting flowing through the Dakota Access pipeline, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe continues to fight the controversial project, which passes under the Missouri River just upstream from their water supply. In a 313-page report submitted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the tribeÃâÃÂ ...
New York Times
March 9, 2018
If you've read anything at all about the protests near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota, you might be able to guess what that threat is. It's a pipeline. The Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline would run 229 miles from Malin to Coos Bay, Ore., crossing underneath the Klamath River near theÃâÃÂ ...
March 8, 2018
The Standing Rock Sioux is asking a federal judge to order that they be allowed “a meaningful role” in the process. The Cheyenne River Sioux last month made a similar request. If U.S. District Judge James Boasberg grants the requests, it could delay the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' anticipated April 2ÃâÃÂ ...
March 6, 2018
Kevin Locke, a National Heritage Award fellow and World Ambassador from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, entertains, educates, engages and empowers a very inspiring and much needed global message of unity and oneness to children of all ages across the world. Locke will be coming to Holbrook toÃâÃÂ ...
March 5, 2018
Law360 (March 5, 2018, 4:12 PM EST) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has largely cut the Standing Rock Sioux tribe out of any meaningful additional review of the Dakota Access Pipeline ordered by a D.C. federal judge, the tribe said on Friday, echoing earlier complaints raised by the Cheyenne River Sioux tribe.
February 26, 2018
In fact, when the Standing Rock water protectors were honored as finalists in MIT Media Lab's highly competitive Disobedience Award, an acceptance speech called on the school to partner with the Sioux people in advancing technology. The result is the inaugural MIT Solve Fellowship with the OcetiÃâÃÂ ...
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