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Hubbard County Barricades Private Property, Imprisons Water Protectors

Hubbard County, MN – At around 6 a.m. Monday, Hubbard County Sheriff’s deputies delivered a notice to the Namewag Camp, a privately-owned property of water protectors, stating that the sole entrance would not be “open to vehicular traffic per Hubbard County’s Land Use Ordinance.”

“The…

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Appealing Line 3 Pipeline: Supply and Demand at Root of Hearing

Minneapolis, MN – Attorneys for multiple Indigenous tribes, environmental and Indigenous rights groups, and the Minnesota Department of Commerce made oral arguments on Tuesday, March 23, against the Line 3 pipeline approvals by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission.

The Commission approved the second-to-last permit needed…

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Water Protectors holding banner that says, "We Are Treaty People."

Treaty Rights Asserted During Creation of White Earth Camp

White Earth Reservation, MN – On February 20, 2021, the White Earth Camp opened up as an additional Indigenous Women/Femme-led water protector community. On Sunday, February 21, the camp hosted a treaty rights action at a work site where oil giant Enbridge plans to bore…

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Three people inside a dark pipeline slightly illuminated by a headlamp

Three Lock Down Inside Line 3 Pipeline For 6+ Hours

Northern Minnesota – On Tuesday morning, approximately thirty water protectors and Line 3 pipeline resisters walked onto a construction work site in Anishinaabe territory; three activists climbed into a section of the pipe and locked themselves together.

“[We] are in solidarity with the Giniw Collective…

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Line 3 Pipeline lifted off the snowy ground by wooden pallets at dusk

Lockdown to Keep it in the Ground: Line 3 Resistance

Northern MN – Construction on the tar sands pipeline expansion project for Line 3 continues in Anishinaabe territory in below zero temperatures. Enbridge’s contracted companies, like Precision Pipeline, carve out the line’s pathway, fell any trees in the way, and lay the pipe in the…