Fight Over Dakota Access Pipeline Intensifies

Fight Over Dakota Access Pipeline IntensifiesCompany behind the project expects final approval; opponents vow to continue effort.On Tuesday, Energy Transfer Partners LP praised the appeals court ruling and said it freed the company to build the pipeline in an area within 20 miles to the east and west of the Missouri River.

Solidarity From the South: Indigenous Leaders From Ecuador Come to Standing Rock

Solidarity From the South: Indigenous Leaders From Ecuador Come to Standing Rock Indigenous leaders from Ecuador joined the protectors at Standing Rock recently to show solidarity and share information, as their community has had some victories against oil companies and politicians in the past few years.

Peru’s New President Summoned to Amazon by Indigenous Protestors

Peru’s New President Summoned to Amazon by Indigenous ProtestorsIndigenous peoples are part blockading one of the main tributaries of the River Amazon and demanding that Peru’s new president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski visit them - with no positive response to date.

Obama Tells Standing Rock Demonstrators: ‘You’re Making Your Voice Heard’

Obama Tells Standing Rock Demonstrators: ‘You’re Making Your Voice Heard’President Obama weighed in on the Native American movement to block a disputed oil pipeline Monday as he hosted more than 500 Native American leaders for his eighth and final White House Tribal Nations Conference as president.

Forced Sterilization of 272,000 Indigenous Women Ruled ‘not a crime against humanity’: Public Prosec

Forced Sterilization of 272,000 Indigenous Women Ruled ‘not a crime against humanity’: Public ProsecLast month, Public Prosecutor Marcelita Gutiérrez decided not to pursue charges of crimes against humanity against former President Fujimori and several staff members of the Ministry of Health.