Water

  • As Line 3 Oil Pipeline Decision Looms, Indigenous Resistance Increases

    June 26, 2018
    St. Paul, MN – The fate of Enbridge’s Line 3 Replacement (Oil) Pipeline, North America’s largest proposed infrastructure project, will be decided this week. The decision was originally designated to be made no later than June 27th but may be be delayed further. The Minnesota…...
  • Appalachian Forest Blockades Disrupt Mountain Valley Pipeline

    April 23, 2018
    Giles County, VA – On the border between Virginia and West Virginia, a fight has begun regarding the Mountain Valley Pipeline, a joint venture of several companies led by EQT Midstream Partners. While the pipeline is advertised as on track to be completed in 2018,…...
  • 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…...
  • Indigenous-Led Pipeline Resistance Camps Spread Across the USA

    January 15, 2017
    Direct opposition to fossil fuel extraction projects continues to spread throughout the USA. Resistance camps mirroring the #NoDAPL encampments opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) have sprung up to resist the Sabal Trail, Trans-Pecos, Comanche, AIM, and Pilgrim Pipelines. Water protectors are concerned about the …...
  • #NoDAPL Water Protector Faces Possible Loss Of Her Arm After Police Attack

    November 22, 2016
    UPDATED: November 23, 2016 Cannonball, ND – On the November 20th Highway 1806 standoff, police forces injured over 300 unarmed water protectors. Among those injured was Sophia Wilansky, a 21-year-old from New York, who was attempting to exit the bridge when police fired multiple rounds…...
  • Water Protectors Attempt to Reclaim Sacred Burial Site, Demonstrate in Cemetery

    November 6, 2016
    North Dakota – On Sunday, November 6, people protecting the water from the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) held actions of varying militancy at three different locations. Around 10 a.m. on Sunday, a group of several dozen water protectors drove into Bismarck and held a demonstration…...
  • Police Attack #NoDAPL Water Protectors Defending Sacred Sites

    November 2, 2016
    Oceti Sakowin, ND – Since last Thursday’s violent police raid, which established a militarized zone around Dakota Access Pipeline construction areas, the Morton County Sheriff and supporting agencies have fanned out into the area surrounding the Oceti Sakowin camp. Groups of police vehicles have parked…...
  • DAPL Resistance Continues Despite Advancing Construction

    November 1, 2016
    Oceti Sakowin, ND – Since last Thursday’s standoff with police, which ended in nearly 150 arrests, the global community responded with a massive outcry of support. In recent days, organized solidarity events have taken place around the world, demonstrating support everywhere from Vancouver, B.C. to…...
  • Tensions Rise as Pipeline Construction Nears #NoDAPL Blockade

    October 26, 2016
    Oceti Sakowin, ND – On Sunday, October 23rd, water protectors extended camp beyond the overflow site, just north of the Standing Rock reservation, to the pipeline easement line. The Oceti Sakowin declared eminent domain on land bought by Dakota Access and set up their new…...
  • Water Protectors Shut Down Five Tar Sands Pipelines in US Simultaneously

    October 11, 2016
    Early this morning, five water protectors successfully shut down five pipelines across the northern United States that were delivering tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada. The action was in support of the call for International Days of Prayer and Action for Standing Rock. The individuals…...