water protectors

  • 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…...
  • 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…...
  • First Water Protector Trials Set for January as Another ND Pipeline Leaks

    December 19, 2016
    Morton County, ND – On Monday, December 19th, water protectors charged with disorderly conduct stemming from their August 11th arrests made their first appearances in Morton County court. The results of the appearances was Judge Cynthia Feland granting a continuance till January 31st, 2017. The…...
  • #DivestFromDAPL Action Disrupts Wells Fargo Branch Grand Opening, Doors Secured with Bike Locks

    December 12, 2016
    Minneapolis, MN – In single digit weather, a dozen or so water protectors disrupted the grand opening of a new Wells Fargo bank in uptown Minneapolis on the morning of December 12th, demanding Wells Fargo divest from funding the Dakota Access Pipeline. Water protectors w…...
  • Divest from DAPL; Three Wells Fargo Locations Targeted in Minneapolis, Eight People Locked Down and Two Arrested

    December 3, 2016
    Minneapolis, MN – Wells Fargo’s corporate office and two banks were targeted in three well-coordinated concurrent actions in Minneapolis, starting the Global Month of #NoDAPL Action on December 1st. Actions across the globe have occurred, with more upcoming events planned, demanding that funders of the…...
  • Anonymous Takes Down Munitions Vendor Safariland After Sheriffs Attack #NoDAPL

    November 22, 2016
    Oecti Sakowin, ND – On the night of Sunday November 20, the Morton County Sheriff deployed large amounts of tear gas, rubber bullets, pepper spray, and other ‘less-lethal’ ammunition, including a water cannon, upon #NoDAPL water protectors. This happened north of the Backwater Bridge on…...
  • Hundreds Target U.S. Army Corps Building in St. Paul w #NoDAPL Message

    November 22, 2016
    St. Paul, MN – A #NoDAPL national day of action occurred on November 15th, 2016 along with actions across the globe in solidarity with the water protectors struggling to prevent the Dakota Access Pipeline from poisoning of the water supply of millions. Unicorn Riot was…...
  • 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…...
  • Army Corps Delays DAPL Easement

    November 14, 2016
    Washington, DC – On Monday, November 14, the Army Corps of Engineers said in a statement that “additional discussion and analysis” was “warranted” before they could grant an easement needed by Dakota Access Pipeline to start construction on land near Lake Oahe. UPDATE: Army Corps…...