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  • Dakota Access Pipeline Sabotaged in Several States, Authorities Claim

    March 22, 2017
    Mahaska County, IA & Lincoln County, SD – Authorities in both South Dakota and Iowa have confirmed that alleged acts of sabotage against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) are being investigated in both states. The Associated Press reports: Authorities in South Dakota and Iowa confirmed…...
  • Militarized Force Prepares Eviction of Main #NoDAPL Encampment

    February 22, 2017
    Cannonball, ND – After nearly a year of struggling against the Dakota Access Pipeline’s construction underneath the Missouri River, water protectors are now scheduled to be evicted from their main encampment. UPDATE Thursday, February 23rd, 11:45AM: Our full report from…...
  • Army Corps Grants Easement as Repression Continues at Standing Rock

    February 7, 2017
    Cannon Ball, ND – On February 7th, 2017, the Army Corps of Engineers stated its intent to grant an easement to Dakota Access LLC, to cross Lake Oahe with the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). The easement is north of the location where tens of thousands…...
  • Veterans Apologize for Genocide & March to Backwater Bridge in Blizzard

    December 8, 2016
    Standing Rock / Oceti Sakowin, ND – Thousands of water protectors and veterans woke up to snow falling on December 5th, the day after the pipeline easement denial. In the early morning veterans amassed themselves at Prairie Knights Casino in Standing Rock, apologized to the…...
  • Army Corps Denies Dakota Access Pipeline Easement

    December 4, 2016
    Update: December 9, 2016 – Responding to a cross-claim filed by Dakota Access last month seeking to green-light pipeline construction under the Missouri river, U.S. District County Judge James Boasberg announced today that a hearing on the matter would not be held until early February…...
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Announces Intent to Close Oceti Sakowin #NoDAPL Camp

    November 25, 2016
    UPDATE: Sunday, November 27, 2016 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a public statement reaffirming they plan to officially close the land which includes the Oceti Sakowin camp. However, the Corps also states that it “has no plans for forcible removal” of the…...
  • Police Attack Unarmed Water Protectors w/ Rubber Bullets, Tear Gas, and Water Cannons; 300+ injured

    November 21, 2016
    UPDATE (6/12/17) –  Emails released by The Intercept as part of their investigation into leaked documents from DAPL security contractor TigerSwan include an “Intel Group” email thread which took place in real time the night of November 20, 2016.  The emails show local, state, and…...
  • Despite Army Corps Statement DAPL Moves Horizontal Drill to Missouri River Crossing

    November 16, 2016
    Oceti Sakowin, ND – At approximately 3 a.m. November 16th, 2016, independent media makers from Digital Smoke Signals spotted a horizontal drill at the highly militarized drill site next to the Missouri River. This sighting comes two days after the Army Corps statement made on…...
  • Police & Military Attack Oceti Sakowin Treaty Camp

    October 27, 2016
    Morton County, ND – Over two hundred multi-state law enforcement and National Guard personnel attacked water protectors gathered on unceded 1851 Oceti Sakowin treaty land just north of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in the late morning of Thursday, October 27th. Updated on Nov. 1,…...
  • Water Protectors’ Prayer Walk Ends up with 127 Arrests, Including Unicorn Riot Journalist

    October 22, 2016
    Morton County, ND – Early on Saturday, October 22nd, water protectors from the camps near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation blockaded roads by locking themselves to cars and set out on foot to confront construction that threatens to destroy more sacred burial sites. [Updated as…...