Standing Rock: Coalition Statement: Next Steps


December 8, 2016 - Coalition Statement

What's Next for the Water Protectors at Standing Rock?

We, the below stated, are a coalition of grassroots groups living and working in the Dakota Access resistance camps along the Cannon Ball River in Oceti Sakowin treaty lands.  

Sacred Stone Camp | Indigenous Environmental Network | International Indigenous Youth Council |  Honor the Earth

The following is a coalition statement on the next steps for the #NoDAPL fight:

[excerpt from coalition statement]

"We ask you to join us in an unprecedented divestment campaign to kill the black snake financially. We will also ask you to engage in the development of the Environmental Impact Statement to the extent that the public is invited to participate, and guide you through that process. But let us use this time to cut off funding for the project.  

December is an international month of action focused on the 17 banks that are profiting off investments in the Dakota Access pipeline. Shut these banks down with direct action. Close your accounts and tell the world you’re doing it. Pressure your local jurisdictions and philanthropists to divest. Every day is a day of action.   

This fight is not over, not even close. In fact, this fight is escalating. The incoming Trump administration promises to be a friend to the oil industry and an enemy to Indigenous people. It is unclear what will happen with the river crossing. Now more than ever, we ask that you stand with us as we continue to demand justice."


Divest from the 17 Banks Funding the Dakota Access Pipeline!

Click here for our next big push: The coalition is asking everyone to divest from the 17 banks funding the DAPL.

For more updates, see also:

Sonoma County - Solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux - Facebook page

Click the Solidarity with Standing Rock links at the top of this site.

Email to join the Sonoma-NoDAPL mailing list.




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