Amplifying Voices

The work of Indigenous youth leaders who inspired Standing Rock didn’t stop when the Dakota Access Pipeline was built.

It’s only getting started. 


 

"WHAT REALLY HAPPENED AT STANDING ROCK.

THE TEEN ACTIVISTS WHO WERE THERE TELL THE STORY YOU HAVEN'T HEARD" - MTV NEWS

On October 22, we were on a prayer march. [Police officers] surrounded us - they corralled us. I was trying to negotiate with one officer when another officer came up behind him. He hit me with the baton a few times and fractured my wrist. I was still able to get a little boy who had been separated from his family and a few other women out.
— -Lauren Howland

"I Live On A Reservation 3 Hours From Standing Rock. This Is What My “Thanksgiving” Looks Like" -Bustle

Our people are still in pain: Over 90 percent of Native American women have experienced violence at the hands of a non-tribal member. In my work with Seeding Sovereignty, we work to decolonize popular narratives like Thanksgiving, I teach self-care and coping mechanisms to other youth who have been affected by the violence of colonialism.
— -Andreanne Catt

"Indigenous Women on the Ongoing Fight Against Colonialism and Capitalism

We spoke to Native organizers and activists about the legacy and future of the fight for indigenous rights in light of last week's Keystone pipeline spill." -Vice

Our traditions and cultures are deeply rooted in our spiritual connection to Mother Earth. As such, we consider any violence and desecration to the earth a direct attack on our way of life and our physical bodies.
— -Lauren Howland
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"Water is Life, Water is Sacred"

Standing Rock's Bobbi Jean Three Legs Speaks Out Against Trump

From Keystone XL Pipeline to #DAPL

Jasilyn Charger, Water Protector from Cheyenne River Reservation

Photo Gallery

   #ProtectMounaKea   Pictured: Lauren, Andreanne.

#ProtectMounaKea Pictured: Lauren, Andreanne.

 @usbank broke its promise to stop fueling fossil fuel pipelines by lending money to oil and gas corporations. We are here @usbankstadium - Superbowl ground zero - to speak for the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and ask US Bank to keep its promise and truly divest from Energy Transfer Partners’ pipelines that harm our planet, our communities, and our people. Let’s QB the play to invest in renewable energy for all.

@usbank broke its promise to stop fueling fossil fuel pipelines by lending money to oil and gas corporations. We are here @usbankstadium - Superbowl ground zero - to speak for the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and ask US Bank to keep its promise and truly divest from Energy Transfer Partners’ pipelines that harm our planet, our communities, and our people. Let’s QB the play to invest in renewable energy for all.

   #StandingRock   Pictured: Wilma Joyce, Bobbi Jean

#StandingRock Pictured: Wilma Joyce, Bobbi Jean

 Lee Ziesche interrupted FERC's monthly meeting with actor James Cromwell for their approval of the Valley Lateral Pipeline which will transport fracked gas the to CPV power plant. 

Lee Ziesche interrupted FERC's monthly meeting with actor James Cromwell for their approval of the Valley Lateral Pipeline which will transport fracked gas the to CPV power plant. 

 Christine Nobiss,  marching to #BootKXL building alliances and sharing hard earned wisdom from Little Creek Camp with the Tribe members of Nebraska.

Christine Nobiss,  marching to #BootKXL building alliances and sharing hard earned wisdom from Little Creek Camp with the Tribe members of Nebraska.

 Andreanne and Lauren visit Bustle to talk about potential partnerships!

Andreanne and Lauren visit Bustle to talk about potential partnerships!

 Lauren and Andreanne speak at Omega "Being Fearless" Conference along with Van Jones (CNN), and Amy Goodman (Democracy Now!)

Lauren and Andreanne speak at Omega "Being Fearless" Conference along with Van Jones (CNN), and Amy Goodman (Democracy Now!)

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