Archive | July, 2021

Water Protectors gearing up for Enbridge drilling under the Shell River #stopline3

July 16, 2021 Barbara With On July 15, over 250 people gathered at the Shell City Water Protector camp to take a stand against Enbridge and their imminent plans to drill under the Shell River at five different locations. Protectors came from all across the country to occupy the easements to protect the river from […]

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White Earth Demands Justice from Minnesota, US Government; Stop Line 3

July 14, 2021 Barbara With On July 9, Raymond Auginaush, Alan Roy, Winona LaDuke and Frank Bibeau of the White Earth Nation came to the Minnesota State Capitol to speak directly to Governor Walz about stopping Line 3 and revoking the recent permission for Enbridge to use 10 times more water than originally permitted to […]

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Enbridge holding the Great Lakes hostage

July 8, 2021 By Barbara With Illustration by William J Krupinski Enbridge is holding the Great Lakes hostage. The Canadian foreign multi-national oil company is being enabled and protected by the State of Minnesota to take 5 billion gallons of our water as they rip their Line 3 across our forests and rivers, basically saying […]

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Minnesota’s Anti-Protest Bill Details

July 8, 2021Barbara With According to US Protest Law Tracker, in January 2021, Minnesota started introducing six new anti-protest bills about the same time water protector camps began forming in order to protect the water being threatened by Enbridge Line 3. In November 2019, Wisconsin Gov. Evers signed a controversial similar bill in his state. […]

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Breaking News: Enbridge drilling construction operations hit an aquifer on Willow River

July 6, 2021 Breaking at the Willow River: On Tuesday, July 6, Enbridge drilling construction operations hit an aquifer. The video below shows them drilling mud. The yellow booms are to stop it from flowing downstream. It is called a frack out. This action at the Willow River, a part of the Mississippi watershed, where […]

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“Come pray like you pray;” Water protectors call for allies on the front lines

July 5, 2021Barbara With and Rebecca Kemble After white supremacists drop dynamite from a bridge near the Shell City Water Protector camp, Dakota Sundancer Hoka Wicasa calls for allies to come and stand between the indigenous and the Proud Boys and to come pray for the water. Shell City Water Protector camp is located at […]

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