January 2013 archive

Blockader Disrupts Oil & Gas Pipeline Conference

UPDATE: 10:00 AM – Ramsey has been released! Here’s a brief statement from him this morning: After chaining myself to a speaker during a TransCanada engineer’s presentation on pipeline safety compliance at the PipeTech oil and gas pipeline conference yesterday morning, I was charged with Disrupting a Meeting or Procession. My bail was set at $500 …

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Indigenous Organizers to Hold Round Table Meeting on Tar Sands Resistance and Decolonization

Tar Sands Blockade has been working to amplify the voices of communities who will be most impacted by tar sands exploitation; Indigenous peoples and lands at the point of extraction and [email protected] and African American communities in the Gulf Coast where the tar sands will be refined and shipped to overseas markets in a tax-free …

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Protect the Sacred From Tar Sands and Keystone XL Treaty

Several Tar Sands Blockade members were honored to be present at the Protect the Sacred Conference from Tar Sands in Pickstown, South Dakota on Yankton homelands. At the conference the 150th anniversary of the peace treaty between the Ihanktonwan, Ponca, Pawnee Nations, and witnessed by the United States Government was commemorated and reaffirmed. It remains …

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