Tag Archive for Standing Rock Sioux

Local Police Use Pepper Spray on Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters, Arrest 83


By Glynn Wilson – CANNON BALL, N.D. – According to the Morton County sheriff’s department, 83 people were arrested on Saturday while protesting a controversial North Dakota oil pipeline and pepper spray was used in what the local cops called a “riot.” Saturday’s arrests occurred in a confrontation with police after around 300 demonstrators trespassed…

A Modern Exodus: Movements of the People


By Walter Simon – RED CANYON, Utah — After 9 years of teaching, trying to get the financial support of the local community to be a living working artist, and searching for true love, I feel now like a lot of people from Alabama, that she took me for granted. Maybe this is her true…

Temporary Halt to Dakota Pipeline Should be Permanent


By Tom Goldtooth and Annie Leonard – Over the last month, thousands of Native Americans from across the country have converged to camp in and around the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota to oppose the construction of the multibillion-dollar Dakota Access oil pipeline. The pipeline, which would transfer crude oil to existing pipelines…