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From Alcatraz to Standing Rock: The 50-year arc of Native activism

Tracing the path of pan-Native activism.

Standing Rock’s surprising legacy: A push for public banks

A public bank is an institution owned by a governmental body, funded with taxpayer money, and mandated to serve the public interest.

Standing Rock medic bus is now a traveling decolonized pharmacy

These Native herbalists are doing more than just healing sore muscles.

Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

What Standing Rock gave the world

Americans saw the Indigenous struggle—the violence, stolen resources, colluding corporations and governments—that goes hand in hand with protecting the Earth.

Native people and allies pledge to stop Keystone XL

Native peoples have a legal, moral, spiritual and inherent right to be caretakers of the planet.

The pipeline protest before Standing Rock

Last year’s water protectors garnered worldwide attention, but several pipeline fights – such as the Enbridge Sandpiper pipeline victory – got little public notice.

Standing Rock lawsuit started a year ago. Here’s where we are...

A recent victory has sent the Army Corps of Engineers back to analyze the environmental justice effects of the Dakota Access pipeline.

Newly leaked documents reveal insane counterterrorism tactics used against Standing Rock...

Surveillance tactics used by the company include social media information harvesting, aerial surveillance and radio eavesdropping and infiltration of camps and activist circles.

Life after Standing Rock

“The U.S. government is wiping out our most important cultural and spiritual areas. And as it erases our footprint from the world, it erases us as a people."

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