Veterans Stepping Up / Veterans to Serve as ‘Human Shields’

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Courtney Cronis with Ernesto Spottedwolf and Gabriela BK at Oceti Sakowin Camp.

6 hrs · Cannon Ball, ND ·

Today, a handful of veterans that arrived at camp walked up to the blockade to speak to the police officers. They held their hands up to show they were unarmed, to which the reply was, “You are not allowed on the bridge. The signs clearly say that the bridge is closed, why do you have your hands up? what does that mean? does it mean you don’t know how to read? does it mean that you can’t read the signs? If you have something to say to us call Morton County Sheriff’s Department.” | 11.30.16
#WaterIsLife #NoDAPL #StandWithStandingRock #MniWiconi #Veterans #WaterProtectors #OcetiSakowin #WeAreDine #ProtectTheSacred

 

Yesterday at 10:25am ·

As many as 2,000 veterans from diverse backgrounds planned to serve as human shields. “We have every age, we have every war.”

Veterans to Serve as ‘Human Shields’ for Dakota Pipeline Protesters

A group called Veterans Stand for Standing Rock planned a nonviolent intervention to defend demonstrators from the police, organizers said.

nytimes.com|By Christopher Mele

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Antonio Sanchez shared Sacred Stone Camp’s photo.

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Sacred Stone Camp

23 hrs ·

Have you been pulled over by police or given a fine for bringing goods/deliveries to Standing Rock? Email the ACLU: northdakota@aclu.org

 

 

 

Antonio Sanchez shared Betz Mclellan’s photo.
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301-592-5000
CALL THE CORPORATE OFFICE IN MARYLAND LET THEM KNOW!!!

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‎Betz Mclellan‎ to 1 MILLION INDIGENOUS FACEBOOK USERS….RED POWER!!!

Yesterday at 7:46pm ·

They kicked out an entire room after finding out they were there for Standing Rock. One of the registered guests was a veteran. Heads up if you’re heading for ND. Have a backup plan. Call their corporate office and let them know how you feel. Or call them: (701) 223-1911.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sarah Sunshine Manning added 2 new photos.Follow

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CNN has officially set up shop at Oceti Sakowin. Let’s see what they come up with.

 

 

 

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Indian Country Today Media Network

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Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes: Stepping Up for Oklahoma Veterans

indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com

 

 

 

 

 

Walking the Red Road and Native Hoop Magazine shared a link.

Gabbard To Join Veterans In Protest Of North Dakota Oil Pipeline

Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard is expected to join as many as 2,000…

civilbeat.org|By Nick Grube

Navajo Veterans Leave for Standing Rock on Dec. 2, 2016

Censored News is a service to grassroots Indigenous Peoples engaged in resistance and upholding human rights.

bsnorrell.blogspot.com

 

 

 

 

 

Digital Smoke Signals

8 hrs ·

“The effort, called Veterans Stand for Standing Rock, is meant to be a nonviolent intervention to defend protesters from what they described as ‘assault and intimidation at the hands of the militarized police force.'”

Hundreds of vets vow to form ‘human shield’ to defend Dakota pipeline protestors

“We can stop this savage injustice being committed right here at home.”

thehill.com

 

 

 

 

74,475 Views

Digital Smoke Signals was live.

10 hrs ·

Today’s Update….in the snow and veterans thoughts

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lakota Country Times shared a link.

7 hrs ·

U.S. veterans to form human shield at Dakota pipeline protest

More than 2,000 U.S. military veterans plan to form a human shield to protect protesters of a pipeline project near a Native American reservation in North…

reuters.com|By Terray Sylvester

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

shared ATTN:’s video.

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Roger Cultee shared ATTN:’s video.

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ATTN: added a new video.

Yesterday at 3:19pm ·

Veterans are standing up for Standing Rock protesters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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North Dakota Farmer Makes Crude Discovery: Largest Oil Spill On U.S. Soil

Farmer finds largest oil spill on US soil from his Tioga, North Dakota farm. Steve Jensen who noticed and smelled the leak on September 29 said: “It had been…

countercurrentnews.com

 

 

shared Fusion’s video.

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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe shared Fusion’s video.
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#standwithstandingrock
#standingrock
#nodapl
#bankexit

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Digital Smoke Signals

22 hrs ·

Senator Harry Reid backs Standing Rock

Reid backs Standing Rock protesters in Senate speech

The Senate minority leader delivered the remarks in a Monday speech

http://www.rgj.com|By Seth A. Richardson

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lakota Country Times shared a link.

14 hrs ·

Marin lawyers go to Standing Rock to join pipeline fight; Huffman appeals to Obama

Two Marin elected officials began their journey back from the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota on Tuesday, as Rep. Jared Huffman called for…

marinij.com

 

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“Bragman, a former Fairfax mayor and councilman, said regarding his motivations: “At first, I thought it was an impossible situation, but at this point we’re facing so many challenges that are so severe that I thought impossible is just not acceptable anymore.”

During their brief stay, Greene and Bragman, both attorneys, did some preliminary legal research and strategizing regarding a potential legal challenge to the plan to run the pipeline under Lake Oahe, an artificial lake created by the Army Corps on the Missouri River.

They met with Phyllis Young, a tribal councilwoman for the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and a member of its treaty council. Bragman said Young told them that Congress adopted legislation to compensate the tribe for 56,000 acres of prime ranchland that were lost when the Army Corps built the dam that created Lake Oahe in 1948.

Bragman said he was curious to find out if that compensation included “subjacent,” or underground rights, beneath Lake Oahe. Using a borrowed laptop computer at a nearby casino, he said he made some discoveries.

Under a 1958 congressional authorization to partially compensate the tribe, “there is a specific reservation of right for oil, gas and all mineral rights whatsoever,” Bragman said.

“I believe under that clause the tribe retains rights to those subjacent, underground areas that the pipeline company is intending to tunnel through,” Bragman said.

He said another congressional action in 1992 “more sharply defined and limited the Army Corps of Engineers’ authority at Lake Oahe.”

“The Army Corps of Engineers has authority over the operation and maintenance of Lake Oahe,” Bragman said, “but the tribe has retained its right to the area beneath the lake bed that the pipeline would violate.”  “

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WATCH: Veteran Reaches Standing Rock After 800 Mile Walk

Chris Turley, a veteran who was wounded in Afghanistan, journeyed over 800 miles to join protesters at standing rock. Watch…

heavy.com|By Jennifer Dzikowski

 

 

 

 

 

 

shared Bucky Harjo’s live video.

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Native Lives Matter shared Indigenous Rising Media’s live video.

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Indigenous Rising Media was live.

5 hrs ·

Chris Turley just walked over 200 miles to Standing Rock to show his solidarity for the water protectors. He is one of the thousands of veterans coming this week. Let’s show him some love. Share!!!

#nodapl

 

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