For anyone who hopes that Standing Rock, and the ongoing battles against pipelines across the nation, are the beginning of a movement to stop all pipelines in the future, now is not only the time to act but to share posts to help raise awareness and build support for the Water Protector Movement.
I returned home from the Sacred Stone Camp at Standing Rock a few days ago, but the fight is not over. It cannot be. There is no going back from what I know now. But the bigger question is: How and where to move forward? My friends remain at Standing Rock in the brutal North… Continue reading Returning From Standing Rock December 2016
You can support Water Protectors in a meaningful way from your phone or laptop — right now — by writing the ND Supreme Court expressing your comments in favor of the court allowing legal services from out of state lawyers to help Water Protectors. You have to write in by no later than 4:00 p.m.,… Continue reading NoDAPL Water Protectors Need You to Write the ND Supreme Court, Right Now!
We all want this to be over, but the end seems far away. We have hopes that the veterans might be able to turn things around, but we’re slowly coming to terms with the fact that whether law enforcement allows a peaceful protest or they attack veterans and the Water Protesters around them, this is… Continue reading Update from Standing Rock 12/3/16 We All Want This to be Over
We face a media blackout, as well as limited access to mobile networks and WiFi, coupled with a deliberate misinformation campaign being conducted by the Morton County Sheriff’s Department and the Bismarck Tribune. When the Bernie Sanders campaign faced a media blackout during the primary season, millions of Americans came together to share multiple posts… Continue reading The Water Protectors at Standing Rock, ND, Need Your Help.
Meet Lost Boys Trash Pickup at Sacred Stone Frank, Dylan, and Mateo, representing from Northern California, have taken it upon themselves to help pick up trash and make sure it gets to the dumpsters within the camps. This is a great example of the mentality that is prevalent here: Most people look for a way… Continue reading Meet Lost Boys Trash Pickup at Sacred Stone
Emery Boll, age 16, from Vermont, in the absence of main stream media coverage, has traveled to Sacred Stone to provide coverage for his home town paper and Jr. High School. He and his companions spend their time helping out at the camps while Emery, at his age, is stepping up to fill the role… Continue reading Meet Emery Boll at Sacred Stone
Frankie Prijatel, student photo journalist from Cleveland and Yi Yi from the San Francisco Bay Area tell their Standing Rock Stories while making medicine wheels.
Sasha and Micheal Young, from Texas, and Sasha’s sister, Shannon Smith, from California share their Standing Rock Story while handing out hot dogs to hungry Water Protectors. They talk about their own Native heritage and why they were drawn to Standing Rock. Micheal Young is a US Army Veteran who served from 1989-98. Shannon mentions… Continue reading Meet Sasha and Micheal Young and Shannon Smith at Standing Rock
Lance McKinley and one of the interpreters (who asked us not to share her name because she wants the story to be about the Deaf Campers), offer some closing thoughts and thanks to the interpreters and the community. Once again, accompanied by a very loud and happy child. Enjoy.