Wednesday, January 25

Trump's Move On Keystone XL, Dakota Access Outrages Activists

"The Trump administration is pushing forward with plans for two major oil pipelines in the U.S., projects that sparked nationwide demonstrations and legal fights under President Barack Obama.
President Trump signed documents inviting the company behind the Keystone XL pipeline to resubmit a proposal for the project, which the Obama administration rejected in 2015, and instructing the Army to expedite the review and approval process for the section of the Dakota Access Pipeline that hasn't been built. ... Demonstrators, sometimes numbering in the thousands, set up several camps on occupied land near the proposed crossing site beginning last summer, in support of the Standing Rock Sioux. The tribe filed a lawsuit against the federal government to block the pipeline, which was retracted earlier this month. ..."
NPR: Trump's Move On Keystone XL, Dakota Access Outrages Activists
NY Times: **For Justin Trudeau, Canada’s Leader, Revival of Keystone XL Upsets a Balancing Act
NY Times: **Histories of Violence.
NY Times: The Conflicts Along 1,172 Miles of the Dakota Access Pipeline
Washington Post
The Spirit of Standing Rock on the Move 
The Verge: Trump resurrects stalled Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines (Video)
ACLU: Stand With Standing Rock
The Never-Ending Indian Wars: Spotlight Returns to Standing Rock
Tsunami of Outrage, Vows of Resistance Follow Trump's Pipeline Order

2011 July: Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee - Dee Brown, 2012 September: The Ghost Dance, 2016 September: A History and Future of Resistance, 2016 November: Dakota Access Pipeline protests, 2016 December: Police Violence Against Native Americans Goes Far Beyond Standing Rock, 2016 December: Dakota Protesters Say Belle Fourche Oil Spill 'Validates Struggle', 2017 January: A Murky Legal Mess at Standing Rock