11/6/16 IRM post URGENT MESSAGE FOR PRESS! We had a large amount of people requesting press passes for the OCETI SAKOWIN camp and we want to give you a quick guideline to make it a smooth process. 1. Bring your state issued ID. 2. You MUST be working on an assignment. 3. You MUST provide name and phone number of your editor. 4. You MUST be ready to follow protocol for all of our ceremonies. 5. You MUST check in with yourself and find out your intention for been here. This is not a tourist destination and we will not tolerate "extractive photography/videography" 6. We do this for the safety of the people at the camp and to honor and respect our ceremonies. 7. We are here to help, if you don't know if it's ok to photograph/record then ask :) Press check in is located at Facebook Hill in the OCETI SAKOWIN camp.
9/18/16 We are settling in for the winter, because every moment we delay is a moment that big oil loses money. In the brief, the company said customer contracts could be permanently lost if Dakota Access’ January 1, 2017 delivery schedule isn’t kept... Even a temporary delay would mean loses of over $430 million, according to Dakota Access. Just demobilizing the construction could cost $200 million www.thinkprogress.org/dakota-access-faces-millions-in-losses-50598865bdf3#.8jfivzp5g
9/26/16 White House Live Facebook Video - “I want everybody in this auditorium and all the folks back home in your respective communities to know that this whole time I've heard you. I have seen you. And I hope I've done right by you." President Obama speaking at his eighth and final Tribal Nations Conference www.facebook.com/WhiteHouse/videos/10154769616399238/?hc_ref=PAGES_TIMELINE
11/29/16 At Standing Rock in North Dakota, a camp of defiance and prayer - Star Tribune http://www.startribune.com/at-standing-rock-a-city-of-defiance-and-prayer/403492806/#1 11/29/16 Chopper 5 is over an explosion following a pipeline explosion west of Smithville and north of Kansas City INternatianl Airport - KCTV5 News 1:01:09 https://www.facebook.com/KCTV5/videos/10154573280850470/?hc_ref=PAGES_TIMELINE
12/20/16 Donald Trump picks billionaire Vincent Viola with no experience in Indian issues to oversee review of Dakota Access Pipeline as Secretary of the Army http://www.indianz.com/News/2016/12/20/donald-trump-picks-billionaire-to-overse.asp 12/20/16 How Faith Spotted Eagle became the first native american to win an electoral vote for president - LA Times http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-faith-spotted-eagle-2016-story.html
1/12/17 A group of landowners claims in a U.S. District Court case that Dakota Access agents harassed, threatened and intimidated them and used fraud and misleading statements to secure a lower price in exchange for allowing the pipeline to cross their land. Lawsuit accuses Dakota Access of misleading landowners - The Dickinson Press https://www.facebook.com/CampOfTheSacredStone/posts/1835853033370393