A Call for Immediate Help at Standing Rock as the Pipeline Approaches the Missouri and Civil Rights Violations Escalate

Today, the Oceti Sakowin Youth put out an appeal for immediate help, asking people to come to North Dakota to help block construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline as construction nears the Missouri River. Meanwhile, legal observers are reporting that law enforcement is stepping up its intimidation tactics and civil rights violations against the Water Protectors near Standing Rock. On Thursday, the North Dakota Capitol was put on lock down and clergy and others were arrested in response to a DAPL protest. Continue reading