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La Marcha de Mujeres y El Dia de Paz resultó ser violente. Manifestantes detenidos.

Mujeres de la nación Oglala Lakota, junto con activistas de Resistencia Verde Radical, AIM Grassroots, Movimiento Nativo Juvenil, Un-Occupy Albuquerque, Occupy Lincoln, y el Centro de Paz y Justicia Rocky Mountain participaron en una marcha desde Billy Mills Hall en Pine Ridge hasta White Clay para protestar contra la industria depredadora de bebidas alcohólicas que … Continue reading La Marcha de Mujeres y El Dia de Paz resultó ser violente. Manifestantes detenidos.

Press Release: Women’s March and Day of Peace Turns Violent– Protesters Arrested

Women of the Oglala Lakota nation along with activists from Deep Green Resistance, AIM Grassroots, Native Youth Movement, Un-Occupy Albuquerque, Occupy Lincoln, and Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center took part in a march from Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge into Whiteclay to protest against the predatory liquor industry present there.

Whiteclay has a population of 14, yet 4 liquor stores in the town sell 12,500 cans of beer each day. The stores have been documented repeatedly selling to bootleggers, intoxicated people, minors, and trading beer for sexual favors. ... Continue reading →

Updates: Women’s Day of Peace Action in Whiteclay

Whiteclay is an unincorporated village with a population of 14 people in northwest Nebraska. The town sits on the border of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, home to the Oglala Lakota (also known as the Oglala Sioux Tribe). Whiteclay lies on disputed land, merely 200 feet from the official reservation border and less than 3 … Continue reading Updates: Women’s Day of Peace Action in Whiteclay

Women’s Day of Peace 2012: The Life Givers of the Nations say no more alcohol in White Clay.

***On Thursday, July 19th DGR Colorado will host a screening of the documentary “Battle for Whiteclay” to raise awareness about the problem of Whiteclay and to raise money and support for a caravan that will drive from Colorado up to Pine Ridge to participate in the Aug. 26th Women’s Day of Peace. The screening will … Continue reading Women’s Day of Peace 2012: The Life Givers of the Nations say no more alcohol in White Clay.

Lakota and DGR Allies Win Concessions in Blockade of Liquor Stores

DGR Members in Blockade Whiteclay, NE – Activists from across the country participated in an act of civil disobedience in the town of Whiteclay, Nebraska. Members of Deep Green Resistance, Unoccupy Albuquerque, Occupy Lincoln, and Lakota organizers attached U-Locks to their necks and strung a chain between pairs of activists, blockading the road running through … Continue reading Lakota and DGR Allies Win Concessions in Blockade of Liquor Stores

DGR Great Plains Report from Rapid City Protest

Report from Great Plains Visit to Pine Ridge and Participation in Vern Traversie Protest This past weekend, Deep Green Resistance Great Plains (and Alex from Deep Green Resistance Colorado) went to Pine Ridge to meet with our Lakota allies there about the upcoming action in Whiteclay, NE and to participate in and support a March … Continue reading DGR Great Plains Report from Rapid City Protest

Suit Filed Against Expansion of Navajo Coal Mine Polluting Four Corners Region

Reblogged from Earth First! Newswire: by the Center for Biological Diversity Navajo Mine, by Kelly Michals After decades of coal pollution from the 2040-megawatt Four Corners Power Plant and BHP Billiton’s 13,000-acre Navajo Coal Mine that supplies it, Navajo and conservation groups filed suit against the federal government late Tuesday for improperly rubber-stamping a proposal … Continue reading Suit Filed Against Expansion of Navajo Coal Mine Polluting Four Corners Region

“The Battle for Whiteclay” Film Screening, fundraiser for upcoming action (6/2)

Join Deep Green Resistance Wisconsin at the Peace Action Center on Saturday, June 2nd for a film screening of The Battle for Whiteclay and a presentation about an upcoming action in solidarity with Lakota peoples against the ongoing genocide facing Native Americans. The event will start at 5:00 PM at 1001 E. Keefe Ave. in … Continue reading “The Battle for Whiteclay” Film Screening, fundraiser for upcoming action (6/2)

United Nations calls for the US to return stolen land to American Indian peoples

A United Nations investigator probing discrimination against Native Americans has called on the US government to return some of the land stolen from Indian tribes as a step toward combatting continuing and systemic racial discrimination. James Anaya, the UN special rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, said no member of the US Congress would meet him as he investigated the part played by the government in the considerable difficulties faced by Indian tribes. ... Continue reading →

DGR Wisconsin Joins Battle Against Whiteclay, Call for Support

On June 9th, the Oglala Lakota people of the Pine Ridge Reservation will march for justice against the genocide of opportunist alcohol dealers in the border town of Whiteclay, Nebraska. A caravan will be leaving from Wisconsin on June 7th to join them, and other members of Deep Green Resistance, in the struggle. To help … Continue reading DGR Wisconsin Joins Battle Against Whiteclay, Call for Support