The Standing Rock Sioux tribe’s main protest encampment has been evicted, but the battle over the Dakota Access pipeline rages on. According to the Guardian, Storebrand, Norway’s largest private investor, sold off almost $35 million worth of shares in three companies connected to the controversial pipeline. Storebrand specializes in sustainable, socially conscious investing, so it [ Read On… ]

Native American activists are disappointed with the new chair of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee. Senator John Hoeven, a Republican representing North Dakota, is the new chair. Democrat Tom Udall, from New Mexico, is the committee’s vice chair. Both men fail to see eye-to-eye on the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline. Udall was in favor of [ Read On… ]

Native Americans protesting construction of a crude oil pipeline join a history of civil action aimed at casting a spotlight on unfair treatment of indigenous people. Activists have gathered at the Sioux Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota, where more than 200 tribes are represented at the Sacred Stone spiritual camp. Demonstrators want to stop [ Read On… ]