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Standing Rock: How to Lend Your Support

Standing Rock

Read on for several ways you can educate yourself and show solidarity with Indigenous-led resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Watch: Standing Rock and the Dakota Access Pipeline: Tools for Congregations and Social Justice Activists 

A webinar hosted by the Ignite Institute at Pacific School of Religion

Provide In-Person Support

Patricia St. Onge, one of our adjunct faculty members who has traveled to Standing Rock, reports that the water protectors are requesting in-person support from the following individuals:

  • Medical personnel
  • Handypeople, to help winterize the activists’ lodging
  • People trained in nonviolent civil disobedience

Stand with Standing Rock: 5 Actions to Take

From Grassroots Global Justice Alliance, a national alliance of US-based grassroots organizing groups organizing to build an agenda for power for working and poor people and communities of color:

  • Donate to indigenousrising.org or ocetisakowincamp.org to support the legal team and the ongoing infrastructure needs
  • Disrupt business as usual at the Army Corps of Engineers offices in your local community and demand that they deny the permit to bore under the Missouri River. Demand a full Environmental Impact Statement be completed
  • Organize local actions targeting the funders of DAPL, including the banks
  • Call the White House and urge President Obama to step in and reject the DAPL, 202/456-1414
  • For people of color in particular, go to Standing Rock and stand with the water defenders on the front lines

Join the National Day of Action November 15th

The Indigenous Environmental Network, an alliance of grassroots Indigenous Peoples whose mission is to protect the sacredness of Mother Earth, and Honor the Earth, a non-profit which raises awareness and financial support for Indigenous environmental justice, are organizing nationwide actions against the DAPL Pipeline on November 15th.

Bay Area Stands for No Dakota Access Pipeline
November 15, 2016 • 6:30AM
US Army Corps of Engineers
1455 Market St
San Francisco, CA 94103
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