People & Groups Archives: Lakota

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

“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)

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

In Solidarity with Pine Ridge – DGR Great Plains Announces Action at White Clay, NE

The film Battle for Whiteclay, a documentary about the ongoing genocide in Whiteclay, Nebraska March for Justice 2012: Always in Memory of Wally Black Elk and Ron Hard HeartDate: June 9th, 2012 at 12 pmLocation: Billy Mills Hall, Pine Ridge, SDA Day of Action against Whiteclay, NE Whiteclay, Nebraska is an unincorporated village with a … Continue reading In Solidarity with Pine Ridge – DGR Great Plains Announces Action at White Clay, NE

Lakota people take part in hunger strike against tar sands pipelines

In the Dakotas, members of the proud Lakota Nation rose in protest this week to join a 48-hour hunger strike in opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline—and all tar sands pipelines—they say will destroy precious water resources and ancestral lands in the U.S and in Canada.

On Sunday, dozens of hunger strikers and supporters marched at a rally against tar sands oil mining operations and pipelines in Eagle Butte, S.D., an impoverished community on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, close to TransCanada’s 1,700 mile proposed Keystone XL pipeline route to refineries in the Gulf. ... Continue reading →

DGR Great Plains Reports from Pine Ridge Reservation

Hello Friends, From February 25th-27th, Deep Green Resistance Great Plains traveled to Wounded Knee, South Dakota, located on the Pine Ridge Reservation in order to take part in the 39th Annual Liberation Day. The purpose was to commemorate and celebrate those who took part in and died in the 1973 takeover as well as those … Continue reading DGR Great Plains Reports from Pine Ridge Reservation