People & Population

"Police Arrest 141 In Crackdown On North Dakota Pipeline Protesters"

"Police arrested 141 Native Americans and other protesters in North Dakota in a tense standoff that spilled into Friday morning between law enforcement and demonstrators seeking to halt construction of a disputed oil pipeline."

Source: Reuters, 10/28/2016

MD: Black Church Leaders Stress Environmental Injustice, Stewardship

"Pastors from across [Maryland] state gathered Tuesday in Baltimore to discuss ways predominantly black churches can use the pulpit and the power of faith communities to discuss climate change, energy efficiency and other environmental issues."

Source: Baltimore Sun, 10/27/2016

"Dakota Access Says Trespassers Will Be ‘Removed From The Land’"

"As actor Mark Ruffalo arrived to support their cause, protesters camping in the path of the Dakota Access Pipeline braced Tuesday for action by a growing police and military force to the north after the pipeline company issued a foreboding statement saying trespassers will be prosecuted and 'removed from the land.'"

Source: Bismarck Tribune, 10/27/2016

Sioux Tribe Chairman Meets with Obama to Discuss Dakota Access Pipeline

"Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe’s Chairman Harold Frazier will meet with President Obama [Tuesday] at a private round table event held in Los Angeles. He will ask the president  to protect the rights of the Lakota people, their sacred sites, and waters of the Missouri River."

Source: Native News Online, 10/26/2016

"Dakota Access Pipeline Opponents Occupy Land, Citing 1851 Treaty"

"Native American protesters on Monday occupied privately owned land in North Dakota in the path of the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline, claiming they were the land's rightful owners under an 1851 treaty with the U.S. government."

Source: Reuters, 10/25/2016

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