It’s hard to know about cell service, as many of these photos & videos may have been video-taped, and then uploaded onto Twitter from other locations like Bismarck. The silence from the ground the past day or two as I’d mentioned on the last thread has been…surreal.
oh, vanessa, i am so sorry that you were forced to sacrifice your eye to protect the water.
“The group of veterans, including members already gathered at the site, will also finish building a barracks and mess hall near where they constructed a headquarters at the Oceti Sakowin camp about 5 miles (8 km) north of the small town of Cannon Ball.
“Men and women who fought for our nation are now standing up for the first occupants of this land. They’re saying enough is enough,” said David Archambault II, chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, in an interview. “It’s symbolic for us.”
He said the veterans intended to avoid violence as they supported their protest over the $3.8 billion pipeline, which opponents see a threat to water resources and sacred sites.”
I hope they hold to that, as this is a gathering of prayers, drumming, song, and spirit/meditation.
blow it out your click-bait cakehole, al jazeera:
AJ+Verified account @ajplus ‘Native Americans are fighting a bloody battle against the Dakota Access pipeline.’
i won’t bring any of the boatloads of the star power selfies; do they think it’s bleedin’ Woodstock? not even ‘partition-iraq/friend of hindu nationalists-‘I’m here!’ Tulsi Gabbard . pfffft.
yes. this. even if one is not a believer per se.
it would serve their purposes in spades; nice agitprop, Sheriff.
Tell it John, and may you rest in power forevermore; with all my love and respect.
Please add news as you will. For all of the protectors, veteran allies, the assembled ‘security’ forces, and me and thee, an adaptation of the Dinéh ‘Walk in Beauty’ prayer:
beauty before…beauty behind…
beauty above…beauty below…
beauty all around…
love will lay hatred down…