Tag Archives: Native American

Not Just Standing Rock: Pipelines Threaten Native Lands Across The Country By
NEW YORK — As completion of the Dakota Access pipeline remains on standby after the Army Corps of Engineers announced on Sunday that it would not authorize the development company to drill under the Missouri River near the Standing...
Putting Their Bodies On The (Pipe)line By
Hurricane Matthew has come and gone, leaving devastation in its wake. So far, at least 1,000 people are reported to have died in Haiti, and at least 39 have died throughout the southeastern United States. In North Carolina, the rivers are still rising. In this election...
National Guard Activated Against Dakota Access Pipeline Protest By
North Dakota — Previously peaceful protests at the construction site of the Dakota Access pipeline have officially been militarized. North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple has called on the state’s National Guard to reinforce law enforcement at the construction site where...
New Investigation Names Wall Street Banks Behind $3.8 Billion Dakota Access Pipeline By
Over 1,000 people representing more than 100 tribes are gathered along the Cannonball River by the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation to resist the construction of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline. It’s been described as the largest unification of Native American...
Dakota Access Pipeline Company Attacks Protesters With Dogs And Mace By
The ongoing Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) protests were hit with violence on Saturday, as private security forces reportedly hired by the pipeline builders descended on the Native American activists with pepper spray and dogs that bit and threatened the protesters. Democracy...
US Extends Ban On Dakota Pipeline Protests, But Support Grows By
A federal judge extended a temporary restraining order for another two weeks on “unlawful protest” against construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, a move that comes as activists say their peaceful actions are attracking broader support. The US$3.8-million...
Supreme Court Will Not Hear Case About Native American Prisoners By
The Supreme Court will not hear an appeal of a lower court’s decision to force Native American inmates to cut their hair while in Alabama prisons. Native inmates have argued that keeping their hair long is part of their spiritual traditions. Although many other prison...
Native Americans, Black Americans & Palestinians Have More In Common Than You Might Think By
SEATTLE — (Analysis) In his 2007 book, “Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East,” which celebrates the proto-Zionism of the early American colonists and the bonds between 18th century Puritanism and the ancient “Children of Israel,” Michael Oren...
Navajo Water Supply Is More Poisoned Than Flint’s, And Has Been For Decades By
We recently reported on six other cities in Michigan, which have more lead poisoning in their city water supplies, than Flint. The Detroit News reports that “Elevated blood-lead levels are seen in a higher percentage of children in parts of Grand Rapids, Jackson, Detroit,...
Ann Coulter Claims To Be Native American Because She Descended From Settlers By
Ann Coulter made a guest appearance on The View to promote her latest book Adios, America: The Left’s Plan to Turn Our Country Into a Third World Hellhole. Since Coulter has built an entire career on the shock value of her political opinions, it is not surprising...