Ideas, info and resources for non-Indigenous folks who want to continue to #StandWithStandingRock #DecolonizeUSA
Important update on #NoDAPL
December 8, 2016
We are a coalition of grassroots Native groups living and working in the Dakota Access resistance camps along the Cannon Ball River in Oceti Sakowin treaty lands: Honor the Earth, Indigenous Environmental Network, Sacred Stone Camp, and the International Indigenous Youth Council. The following is our coalition statement on the next steps for the #NoDAPL fight and the water protectors at Standing Rock:
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Not good news.
Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr
By Dave Lazzarino, Edmonton Sun, December 1, 2016
Two days after the federal government approved two major pipeline projects, two feelings are surfacing in Alberta’s business sector — elation that the approval has finally been given and concern that protests may keep the line from being built at all.
“We’ve already heard in these few short days since the announcement some voices raised saying this is going to be a hill for them to die on,” said Paul De Jong, president of the Progressive Contractors Association of Canada, at an Alberta Enterprise Group-sponsored breakfast with federal Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr at the Hotel Macdonald in Edmonton Thursday.
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A juvenile humpback was caught in an anchor line at one of Marine Harvest’s empty aquaculture sites at Klemtu, B.C. It’s one of three humpback entanglements in the past two and a half months. (Philip Charles)
‘This is not something that is normal,’ says B.C. Salmon Farmers Association
By Megan Thomas, CBC News, November 30, 2016
Three humpback whale entanglements at B.C. fish farms in recent months, two of which resulted in deaths, have whale researchers and the salmon farming industry concerned.
A juvenile humpback died last weekend after it became trapped between the inner and outer containment nets at Greig Seafood’s Atrevida salmon farm in Nootka Sound.
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A long, interesting read about #NoDAPL resistance and other issues surfacing around Standing Rock. #StandWithStandingRock #DecolonizeUSA
My brother messaged me yesterday. He said, “someone on my time line posted this.. thought I’d bounce this off people who have been there…” it linked to a long post someone had made about the Dakota Access Pipeline issue. The individual made many bold statements throughout their post, and my brother wanted some insight. I traveled to Standing Rock in October to offer my support in anyway possible to the folks out there and know many people who are there permanently. That’s why he felt comfortable checking in with me about clarifying some of this person’s claims. What started as a quick eye-roll and sigh turned into a long winded rebuttal to what I read. I feel inclined to share it here for multiple reasons. First, I think that as a website about taking a different perspective on travel, this is a prime example of traveling, not to perpetuate…
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Jack Dalrymple remains clueless: “This is just a random group of people that are acting very independently.”
BISMARCK – Gov. Jack Dalrymple responded Wednesday, Oct. 12, to comments made one day earlier by Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman Dave Archambault II, who denied telling the governor that he has lost control of the camp where thousands of Dakota Access Pipeline opponents are staying in south-central North Dakota.
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It’s far from over. #NoDAPL #StandingWithStandingRock #WaterIsLife
Police in riot helmets work to protect Dakota Access Pipeline, Sept 13, 2016.
September 13, 2016
BREAKING NEWS: 100+ Armed Riot Police arrest 20 Brave Water Protectors stopping construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline including 2 journalists and medics. credit Unicorn Riot
See video below: