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Official Support for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe against DAPL

Organized by: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

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THE STORY:

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (SRST) has taken a strong stand against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), a 1,134 ­mile long oil pipeline starting from the Bakken Oil Fields in North Dakota and ending up in refineries in Patoka, Illinois. It is proposed to transport over 570,000 barrels per day.

To date, more than 300 tribes and first nations officially stand with Standing Rock by way of tribal resolutions, letters of support, or tribal delegations joining the camp. There are entire cities and municipalities such as Santa Barbara, Seattle, and Minneapolis/St. Paul supporting us, and they aren't the only ones. There are millions of people the world over standing in solidarity as well. 80,000 people in Ireland rallied recently to say #NoDAPL. The local, global, national, and tribal communities all support our fight and we've got more coming in every day. We're also receiving an outcry of support from our allies, friends, and relations who aren't able to come to North Dakota but want to provide for, look after, and contribute to the cause up here. That's what this crowdfunding is for.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has been providing a multitude of support services for the thousands of people resisting DAPL as we have seen the encampments grow and grow with each day. We have been supporting the camps by way of:

  • Food and meals
  • Porta-johns
  • Trash Collection
  • Hand Washing Stations
  • Community Shelters and Tents
  • Emergency Management Team
  • Firewood and Hauling
  • Community Wellness Initiatives
  • And much, much more.

Please consider supporting us as we support the #NoDAPL water protectors who have come from so far away. We need your help however you can give it.

Dakota Access Pipeline would contribute to 50 million tonnes CO2 per year. This is­ the equivalent of 10 million cars or 15 coal plants. Every one of those tonnes of CO2 is a threat to all people on the planet. We can't all breathe poison air.

The pipeline is a huge risk to prairie, farm lands and critical waterways as well, including the Missouri River. It is a massive pipeline that would transport crude oil. News report after news report continues to come out about oil spills across the continent. It's never a matter of if the pipelines will leak and/or burst, it's a matter of when. Energy Transfer Partners, the owner of Dakota Access LLC, is already responsible for over $9 million in property damage stemming from their dirty operations. Thousands of gallons have already been spilled. We don’t want to be the next statistic and we don’t want our children’s futures threatened by fossil fuels.

They’ve already desecrated burial sites of ancestors, effigies, and rock formations critical to the spiritual, emotional, and psychological well-being of our communities. None of that can ever be brought back. That’s why everyone is here in support, so that no more of these abuses continue and healing can happen. This pipeline is proposed to cross the Missouri River, less than one mile away from our community and less than 500 feet from our border. 18 million people downstream stand to be affected, too. This is Standing Rock's fight but it's not just a native issue.

We have a saying here in Standing Rock: Mni Wiconi. It means "water is life," and it's true. You can't drink oil.

Please consider giving today and letting us know how you want the funds to be used. We'll make it happen.

With extended gratitude from us and the nearly 3,000 people camped up here in solidarity,

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

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To This Fundraiser

$286,558

 

287% Raised of $100,000 Goal

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Donor Comments

Charlotte Brown

Charlotte Brown

DONATION: $50

4 days ago

Diane Klekotka

Diane Klekotka

DONATION: $20

It's an Honor 4 days ago

Quentin Brehler

Quentin Brehler

DONATION: $20

5 days ago

Sydney and Owen Paul

Sydney and Owen Paul

DONATION: $50

6 days ago

Tucson AZ

Tucson AZ

DONATION: $25

Thank you! 6 days ago

Anonymous

Anonymous

DONATION: $50

6 days ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

7 days ago

Claudia

Claudia

DONATION: $25

1 week ago

Susan Labandibar

Susan Labandibar

DONATION: $25

Given in tribute to my hero, Robert Master, whom I accompanied to Standing Rock 1 week ago

Doc and Ann

Doc and Ann

DONATION: $45

In memory of Rolling Thunder 1 week ago

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