Signal Boost: Dakota Access Pipeline

3 Things You Need to Know About Indigenous Efforts Against the Dakota Access Pipeline -- lots of important information about the background, history, and events that led up to this and are going on right now as you read this. The camps are preparing for winter.

  • Donate funds directly to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, to help protectors at the camps, and assist in the legal defense for those arrested.
  • Donate supplies. You can find updated lists of needed items (and where to send them) here and here. Many people have mailed the supplies (or ordered from Amazon) or delivered the supplies themselves.
  • Another option to ensure delivery of supplies is to organize or participate in a local donation drive where an agency or individual is responsible for delivery.
  • Uplift and share Native-led messaging efforts with your networks. This Facebook page has been actively sharing information, including live video of camp and protest happenings, nationwide donation and solidarity events, and relevant and accurate news stories. In your posts, use the hashtags #NoDAPL #NoBakken #SacredStoneCamp #StopDAPL #MniWiconi #RezpectOurWater and #StandWithStandingRock
  • Tell President Obama to reject the DAPL as he did with the Keystone XL pipeline: (202) 456-1111. Demand the US Army Corps of Engineers reverse their DAPL permit decision: (202) 761-5903.
  • Contact your representatives and demand legislation to protect Indigenous lands, water, people, and sovereignty.
  • Sign the petition to stop the DAPL.

10 Concrete Actions You Can Take (plus one -- click the link and then reshare on FaceBook)

1. Call North Dakota governor Jack Dalrymple at 701-328-2200. You can leave a message stating your thoughts about this.

2. Sign the petition to the White House to Stop DAPL:…/stop-construction-dakota…

3. Donate to support the Standing Rock Sioux at:…/standing-rock-sioux-tribe--dakot…/

4. Donate items from the Sacred Stone Camp Supply List:

5. Call the White House at (202) 456-1111 or (202) 456-1414. Tell President Obama to rescind the Army Corps of Engineers' Permit for the Dakota Access Pipeline.

6. Contribute to the Sacred Stone Camp Legal Defense Fund:

7. Contribute to the
Sacred Stone Camp gofundme account:

8. Call the Army Corps of Engineers and demand that they
reverse the permit: (202) 761-5903

9. Sign other petitions asking President Obama to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. Here's the latest
to cross my desk -

10. Call the executives of the companies that are building the
a. Lee Hanse
Executive Vice President
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.
800 E Sonterra Blvd #400
San Antonio, Texas 78258
Telephone: (210) 403-6455

b. Glenn Emery
Vice President
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.
800 E Sonterra Blvd #400
San Antonio, Texas 78258
Telephone: (210) 403-6762

c. Michael (Cliff) Waters
Lead Analyst
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.
1300 Main St.
Houston, Texas 77002
Telephone: (713) 989-2404

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