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  • Statement on Recent Censorship of #NoDAPL Coverage

    September 20, 2016
    Unicorn Riot has been steadfast in our coverage of the dynamic ongoing #NoDAPL encampments ever since the Sacred Stone Camp was first constructed on April 1. On Tuesday, September 13th, Unicorn Riot journalists were arrested while covering a direct action, providing context around the struggle…...
  • Denver Standing Rock Solidarity Rally Brings Thousands to Celebrate Unity

    September 12, 2016
    Denver, CO – On the evening of Thursday, September 8th, 2016, thousands of supporters of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe marched from the four directions and converged at the State Capitol. The event was organized by the Four Winds American Indian Council, along with supporting…...
  • Ongoing #NoDAPL Water Protection Actions – Interview With Uŋpa Nuŋpa

    September 7, 2016
    Denver, CO – Upon his return to Denver from the construction site of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) in early September, we sat down with Uŋpa Nuŋpa of the Zintkala Luzahan Camp to hear his story. Drone footage courtesy of Dr0ne2bwild Photography & Video  …...
  • Josie Valadez Fraire Sage Smudging Case Dismissed

    August 8, 2016
    Denver, CO – On Monday, August 1st, 2016 the case against Josie Valadez Fraire was dismissed. The 22-year-old Indigenous woman was detained and ticketed for burning sage at a counter-Trump protest in July. “The police told me I disobeyed a lawful order to put out…...
  • Six Students Arrested at University of Minnesota Regents Meeting

    June 10, 2016
    At a hot summer meeting on a mostly deserted campus, the “Differences Organized Coalition” of fifteen groups protested University of Minnesota Board of Regents’ proposed tuition hikes, as well as decreasing access for marginalized communities, numerous sports and research scandals, Dinkytown gentrification, and investments with…...
  • Tribal Citizens Build Camp in Path of Oil Pipeline

    April 3, 2016
    April 1st, 2016 – Standing Rock Sioux Nation Unicorn Riot attended the opening of the “Iŋyaŋ Wakȟáŋaǧapi Othí” (Sacred Rock Camp), a Spirit Camp, on the Standing Rock Nation, to bring attention to the proposed route of the Dakota Access Pipeline .” A caravan of…...
  • Tribal Citizens Prepare to Blockade Bakken Oil Pipeline

    March 29, 2016
    Cannonball, SD – On April 1st, 2016, under the name “Chante tin’sa kinanzi Po”, tribal citizens of the Standing Rock Lakota Nation and ally Lakota, Nakota, & Dakota citizens will set up a Spirit Camp along the proposed route of the Bakken Oil Pipeline, “Dakota…...
  • Liberation Day Honors Resistance at Wounded Knee

    February 29, 2016
    Pine Ridge, SD – On February 27th, 2016 Unicorn Riot attended the 43rd annual Liberation Day on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. The day began with a “Four Directions Walk & Caravan” led by participants holding Medicine Staffs and American Indian Movement flags…...
  • First Nations Invite Enbridge to Public Debate

    January 25, 2016
    Superior, WI – During a snow storm in Superior, Wisconsin, about 100 community members and activists gathered at the Douglas County Courthouse to voice their opposition to Enbridge’s pipeline expansion plans, march to Enbridge offices, and call for a public debate. After a feast and…...
  • Enbridge Office Flooded With Protesters During Direct Action Against Tar Sands Pipelines; Seven Arrested

    November 2, 2015
    Duluth, MN – Nov. 2, 2015. A rally in Duluth agitated against pipeline construction and demanded full Tribal consultation regarding these dangerous projects. Many groups are rallying to resist the construction of more dirty pipelines across northern Minnesota and beyond. UnicornRiot.ninja had reporters onsite and…...