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How to Support Standing Rock Now?

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The Revolution Where You Live

Three big things have happened recently that change a lot, but not everything, about how to stop the pipeline. The Army Corps of Engineers announced it would NOT be granting an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline — a huge win for water protectors, indigenous people everywhere, and the future of life on the planet.

dsc_1025-cropped Chief Arvol Looking Horse entering the Oceti Sakowin Camp.

An estimated 5,000 U.S. veterans showed up to camp, prepared to be human shields for the water protectors. While they were there, they apologized to Native elders for the atrocities against Native peoples committed by the military units they belong to. This is a huge breakthrough.

And a winter blizzard blew in, with single-digit temperatures, strong winds, and icy roads, making life at camp extremely difficult.

Then Standing Rock Chairman Archambault, in light of all these changes, thanked the supporters and said it is time for people to…

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Author: SingingBones

When we sing over the bones, we are calling the wild nature, the instinctive soul back, singing it alive again. To live with our wildness intact, is the greatest gift a woman can give herself. "It is the holy poetry and singing we are after." C.P. Estes

One thought on “How to Support Standing Rock Now?

  1. Leigh….we had a very intense OSR (One Spirit Rising) this morning with many new folks….we read Charles Eisenstein’s article and had two people with us who just came back from Standing Rock. They talked a a major paradigm shift occurring as a result of the non-violent approach taken by the Native Americans and the white folk, too, Hope is on the horizon!

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