Water is Life

  • Inaugural ‘No Uranium in Treaty Territory Summit’ Held in Rapid City

    October 8, 2019
    Rapid City, SD – The first-ever No Uranium in Treaty Territory Summit is taking place on Oglala Sioux Tribal land to alert the local public about the current fights against mining companies and to share knowledge about the extensive history of uranium mining in the…...
  • EPA to Hear Public Comments in Proposed Uranium Mine in Black Hills

    October 5, 2019
    Hot Springs, SD – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding a public comment hearing on their two updated draft permits concerning the Dewey Burdock proposed in-situ recovery (ISR) uranium mine and its proposed disposal of treated uranium mining waste fluids into the Minnelusa…...
  • New Mexico Water Protectors Demand Involvement in Water Rights Agreement

    July 9, 2019
    Taos, NM – In the early morning of Thursday, March 14, 2019, local organizers and self-described water protectors with Guardians of Taos Water (GOT Water) rallied at the Midway Drill site off of Highway 64. This deep-aquifer supply water drill is one of more than…...
  • Actions Continue Against Bayou Bridge Pipeline in Louisiana

    August 1, 2018
    St. James Parish, Louisiana – Protests and blockades continue as construction of Energy Transfer Partners’ Bayou Bridge Pipeline nears completion. The pipeline project connects to the tail end of Energy Transfer’s Dakota Access Pipeline, which saw one of the biggest indigenous gatherings in history to…...
  • 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 law…...
  • 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…...
  • Denver Joins Global Prayer Action to #DefundDAPL

    January 30, 2017
    Denver, CO – On January 28th, 2017 Denver joined the day of Global Prayer Actions “to carry the prayer from Standing Rock to the steps of Banks around the World funding harmful Oil Extraction.” The day of action was initiated by Unify, United We Rise,…...
  • Four Directions March Celebrates Denver’s Passage of Indigenous Peoples’ Day

    October 21, 2016
    Denver, CO – On Monday, October 3rd, 2016, the city of Denver permanently designated the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day, which is celebrated federally, and on a state level in Colorado, as Columbus Day. This decision came five days before the annual…...
  • 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…...