Indigenous Resistance

  • NoDAPL Water Protector Sentenced to Thirty-Six Months by Federal Judge

    May 30, 2018
    Bismarck, ND – Michael “Little Feather” Giron was sentenced by Chief Judge Daniel Hovland to thirty six months for Civil Disorder charges stemming from the October 27th, 2016 defense of the Oceti Sakowin treaty camp during the #NoDAPL movement. The treaty camp, erected in the…...
  • Defend Dinetah, a Festival to Raise Awareness of Fracking on the Navajo Nation

    January 3, 2018
    Red Valley, AZ – On October 13, 2017, Unicorn Riot attended an event called “Defend Dinetah” held in the Red Valley Chapter of the Navajo Nation. We spoke with Christian J. Johnson and Bobby Leonard Mason, who helped organize what Bobby called “a small festival”…...
  • Rally Against Line 3 Minnesota Pipe Yards

    December 11, 2017
    Cloquet, MN – Unicorn Riot was live from a rally in below freezing temperatures against Enbridge’s Line 3 pipe yards in northern Minnesota on Monday, December 11, which local indigenous-led resistance is claiming are illegal. Rally Against Line 3 Minnesota Pipe Yards from Unicorn Riot…...
  • Resistance to Line 3 Pipeline Seeks to Save Sacred Manoomin

    October 9, 2017
    Fon du Lac Reservation, MN – Indigenous-led resistance to the proposed Line 3 pipeline, one of the largest proposed infrastructure projects in North American history, has dozens gathering on private land in Northern Minnesota, dedicating their time and energy to defending the natural resources of…...
  • Direct Action Ramps Up Resistance to Line 3

    September 18, 2017
    Superior, WI – Resistance against Enbridge’s Line 3 Pipeline expansion is ramping up. Near the Fon du Lac Reservation, at the frontline camp, Makwa, water protectors, land defenders, warriors, and others have participated in a wave of civil disobedience that has resulted in 16 arrests…...
  • Black Snake Killaz: A #NoDAPL Story

    April 17, 2017
    BLACK SNAKE KILLAZ: A #NODAPL STORY   Synopsis: Black Snake Killaz is a feature-length documentary film about the resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline. This film explores actions taken by water protectors to stop the construction of the oil pipeline and highlights actions taken by…...
  • Rise With Standing Rock: Native Nations March on Denver

    March 11, 2017
    Denver, CO – On Friday, March 10, 2017, along with nearly 10,000 other marches and rallies around the world, a crowd of 1,000 people marched from Sunken Gardens park to the Colorado State Capitol. The global call to action came from the Standing Rock Sioux…...
  • Picket Line and Call-in Campaign to Cancel Turning Point USA Conference

    February 23, 2017
    Denver, CO – A campaign is underway asking the Grand Hyatt in downtown Denver to cancel the Turning Point USA Western Conference scheduled for March 18-19. The call-out to picket was made by the Denver Action Network with the following information in their event page.…...
  • Crowds of Attorneys and Protesters Converge at Airports Across U.S. to Oppose #MuslimBan

    February 3, 2017
    Update 3/9/17 4:00pm MST: On Monday, March 6th, 2017, the Trump administration issued their new version of the “Muslim Ban”–“Executive Order Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States.” Here are the key parts of the new ban: Iraq was removed from…...
  • Hundreds Target U.S. Army Corps Building in St. Paul w #NoDAPL Message

    November 22, 2016
    St. Paul, MN – A #NoDAPL national day of action occurred on November 15th, 2016 along with actions across the globe in solidarity with the water protectors struggling to prevent the Dakota Access Pipeline from poisoning of the water supply of millions. Unicorn Riot was…...