Day #4 Recovering from Trauma

Tuesday, November 22, 2016  I have not gotten word from Ashley about more supplies. I will spend tomorrow making calls and writing letters. I have spent all of the money I had, so I have sent updates to the gofundme page – I will seek out any ways I can help the camp from here. It appears to be very quiet today as the violence of Sunday night sinks in. Recent drone footage today shows the construction continues.

I urged everyone who truly cares about human rights, civil rights, and the indigenous land and water rights to actively support the Standing Rock water protectors this Thanksgiving by contacting your local representatives, news media, government officials, and community leaders to demand that the corporation be accountable for all damages, to follow the law, and to stop drilling until the permits are obtained after a complete study is finished.

In addition: research about this issue. Be a critical thinker when you listen to the mainstream media give you accounts of violent aggressive “protestors.” This is a false narrative. I have seen it for myself. I have met the people in the camps. I have listened to actual accounts and witnessed live feed as events happened. Here are some alternatives to mainstream media networks.

I am posting this for those that insist what Energy Transfer Partners is doing is legal…

Dated November 15, 2016

On Monday, the Army Corps of Engineers announced that it would not allow completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) until there has been additional research into its possible environmental risks. This marks a temporary victory for the activists who have been encamped near the site of pipeline construction next to the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota.


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