Given the constant brutality being used against Water Protectors in Northwestern Minnesota, it seems appropriate that the United Nations’ Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination would get involved eventually. On August 25th, the UN’s … Read more
With over 700 water protectors arrested this year and the pipeline moving into the final stages of completion, it is critical to do all we can to try to prevent this travesty from occurring. Water … Read more
By Jan Haaken, Director of Necessity We are excited to announce that we are almost finished with post-production on Necessity II: Rail, Rivers and the Thin Green Line. Continuing the story in Necessity I of the Indigenous-led … Read more
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is (finally!) investigating Canadian corporation Enbridge for its 28 drilling fluid spills at 12 river crossings, totaling to more than 10,000 gallons of toxic drilling fluids along with mud. … Read more
By Janet Weil and Lynn Spitaleri Handlin August 13: #DefundLine3! Stop the Money Pipeline! XRPDX rebels took to the streets to challenge the banks that are irresponsibly funding fossil fuel infrastructure projects, including the Bank … Read more
If you’ve heard anything about Line 3 in the past week, it’s probably about the acceleration of brutal and inhumane treatment of Water Protectors by police. Tara Houska, who was hit multiple times by rubber … Read more
More than 30 legislators from Minnesota’s House of Representatives and Senate released a letter demanding the state halt the Line 3 project and order Enbridge to cease drilling until more data is available about what, exactly, is being released everywhere Enbridge goes and what happens to it once it’s loose.
It’s too early to know what will come of this but the fact that actual Powers That Be are mad might be a sign that things are finally happening.
Things are moving fast in Minnesota as Enbridge is now digging under the headwaters of the Mississippi River. Enbridge has already had a significant incident: Tania Aubid, Winona LaDuke, Shanai Matteson and other water protectors … Read more
Calling all snake handlers! The Black Snake is a monster long prophesied by the Lakota people that will desecrate the Lakota’s sacred sites, poison the water, and ultimately destroy the world. The resemblance between the … Read more