Mandan

  • Judge Accepts Red Fawn Fallis Plea Agreement

    January 22, 2018
    Mandan, ND – On January 22nd, 2018, Red Fawn Fallis’s plea agreement was accepted by North Dakota Chief Judge Hovland. The agreement, made between her defense team and federal prosecutors, dropped the most serious charge of “discharge of a firearm in relation to a felony…...
  • #NoDAPL Water Protector ‘Rattler’ Takes Non-Cooperating Plea

    January 22, 2018
    Mandan, ND – On Sunday, January 21, the Water Protector Legal Collective announced that attorneys for water protector Michael Markus, known as Rattler, had reached a non-cooperating plea agreement with federal prosecutors. In the deal, Rattler agreed to plead guilty to one charge of Civil…...
  • Red Fawn Fallis Enters Non-Cooperating Plea Agreement

    January 16, 2018
    Mandan, ND – Attorneys for Red Fawn Fallis have announced that they have reached an agreement with government prosecutors in her case, which was set to go to trial later this month on January 28th. Under the agreement announced on Tuesday, Fallis would plead guilty…...
  • Sheriffs’ Association Secretly Waged “Information War” on #NoDAPL Movement

    July 24, 2017
    Morton County, ND – A new investigation by DeSmog and Muckrock reveals the behind-the-scenes role played by the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) in crafting narratives for law enforcement tasked with protecting the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) from resistance by indigenous peoples and their allies. Emails…...
  • One Year Sacred Stone Celebration

    April 5, 2017
    Sacred Stone Camp, ND – On April 1st, 2017, Unicorn Riot returned to the Standing Rock Reservation for the one year celebration of the establishment of the Sacred Stone Camp. The camp was erected April 1st, 2016, after a thirty mile horse ride from the…...
  • Excessive Force Lawsuit Filed Against Morton County Sheriff for November 20 Bridge Assault

    November 29, 2016
    Update: December 2, 2016 – On Thursday, December 1, Judge Daniel Hovland denied the motion for an emergency restraining order on the procedural grounds that Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier had not yet been served notice of the lawsuit.  According to a motion filed by…...
  • Water Protectors Bridge onto Turtle Island; Mandan Thanksgiving Street Feast

    November 24, 2016
    Cannonball / Mandan, ND – On Thursday, November 24th, water protectors held an intersection in Mandan, North Dakota to commemorate Indigenous genocide, saying “No Pipelines, No Prisons, No Problems“. Later, water protectors held space on Turtle Island, the site of a major action on November…...
  • Demonstration in Bismarck-Mandan, Cass County Deputies Beat Man Bloody

    November 17, 2016
    Bismarck-Mandan, ND – On Thursday morning, a convoy of water protectors drove from the main Oceti Sakowin encampment to hold demonstrations in the nearby Bismarck-Mandan area. The caravan first arrived in Mandan, to demonstrate outside a Wells Fargo bank branch demanding Wells Fargo withdraw its…...
  • “No More Stolen Sisters” Demonstration Blockades DAPL Man Camp; 25+ Arrests

    November 16, 2016
    Mandan, ND – Early Tuesday morning, a caravan of dozens of water protectors left the Oceti Sakowin encampment and drove to a Dakota Access Pipeline site on the outskirts of Mandan that served as a “man camp” and equipment yard. The demonstration had a message…...
  • #NoDAPL Water Protectors March on ND State Capitol after Caravan Disrupts Construction

    November 14, 2016
    Bismarck, ND – On Monday morning, hundreds of water protectors began a day of action by departing in four different caravans, corresponding to the four directions, to hold actions and demonstrations against the Dakota Access Pipeline. One group of water protectors entered a pipeline easement…...