For me, it's not so much that wolves should remain on the Endangered Species List for biological reasons, although that argument is valid, but certainly they should remain on the ESL until democracy and transparency exist in both state and federal wildlife and agricultural agencies.
This is an epic moment and the path forward is clear. I am writing to share our Standing Rock campaign work with you, protecting Mother Earth from the Dakota Access pipeline, and to ask you to join us over the months ahead. Now is the time.
The American Indian world will never be the same. For centuries the First Americans were expediently removed from the landscape by federal government notions such as Eminent Domain, then further, their homeland was diminished by the Allotment Act.
In an impressive fossil fuels travel day, I left the Standing Rock reservation and flew to Italy for the International Slow Food gathering known as Terra Madre. A world congress of harvesters, farmers, chefs and political leaders, this is basically the World Food Olympics.
By now, most of us who have been following the standoff at Standing Rock know that a federal judge denied the application for a temporary injunction to stop the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Coverage of the Dakota pipeline story by the mainstream media has been spotty and in some cases biased.
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe worries constantly about what the esteemed and honorable leaders of America will end up doing. Will the Army Corps, politicians, the judge, EPA, Justice Department, and the White House - will they just go ahead and put a time bomb on the Tribe’s doorstep ?
In this the year of the centennial of the National Park Service, a coalition has emerged with a vision for the future of our national parks and other public lands, a vision of greater diversity and inclusiveness.
I know you are certainly aware of what is going on in North Dakota with the Dakota Access Pipeline and the NODAPL movement by Native Americans.
Just in case anyone has been asleep under a rock, or is not informed because of the major news networks’ “Blackout” of Greasy Grass Fight in 1876any real news coverage of the thousands of people who have traveled to the North Dakota Prairie at the confluence of the Cannonball River and Missouri R
The battle cries across the length of Dakota Access’ crude oil pipeline are “Water is Life” and “For Future Generations.” These cries have been clearest at Standing Rock where a vast Indigenous community is defending the drinking water of the Tribe and all the downstream people for present and fu
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