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Updates From Our Group
Check our Facebook page and Facebook Events page for updates. Note: If you 'like' our page, Facebook will show you some of the updates but not all. Check our Facebook page for updates from time to time.
Join our Sonoma-NoDAPL mailing list: Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to be added.
News Sources We Trust
Democracy Now!, KPFA Radio and Yes! Magazine continue to provide updates and discussions about Standing Rock. Note that KPFA doesn't list every news item about Standing Rock in the show episodes that contain an update or discussion of Standing Rock. Sometimes you just have to listen to various shows that are likely to provide updates or discussions about Standing Rock.
Lakota People's Law Project sends out calls to action which often provide great email and compelling video updates about Standing Rock's ongoing legal battle and more. Join their mailing list.
The Facebook page for the Native American organization called Honor The Earth is an excellent source of updates about indigenous movements against fossil fuel infrastructure including Standing Rock.
Legal Resources & Updates on the Ongoing Legal Battle
Lakota People's Law Project is leading the call to action to drop charges against water protectors, and demand that ETP and TigerSwan be held accountable and brought to justice. You can help by signing and circulating the petition, and donating money for legal defense. Lakota Law's Resources page contains video updates and information on the ongoing legal defense of Standing Rock. Promote this petition!
EarthJustice is a non-profit environmental law firm that is representing the Standing Rock tribe against the government. They maintain a FAQ (list of frequently asked questions) that is a great source of information and updates on the legal battle with the government.
Web site: Standing Rock Litigation FAQ
Water Protecter Legal Collective
"Providing legal support, advocacy, and knowledge sharing for Indigenous centered and guided environmental and climate justice movements."
Freshet Collective raises and disburses legal defense funds to support individuals arrested for their involvement in direct action including the water protectors of Standing Rock. Freshet Collective provides support to the arrestees of Standing Rock as they prepare to go to trial.
Native American Leaders and Organizations
Honor the Earth
Web site: http://www.honorearth.org
Indigenous Environmental Network
Web site: http://indigenousrising.org
Indian Country Media Network
Web site: https://indiancountrymedianetwork.com
Ladonna Tamakawastewin Allard
Web site: http://www.nodaplarchive.com
International Indigenous Youth Council
Native Organizers Alliance
Web site: http://www.nativeorganizing.org
Oceti Sakawin Camp - these pages were updated up until the camps were disbanded.
Latest News (no longer updated, or at least not as often): http://www.ocetisakowincamp.org/latest-news
Camp Stories: http://www.ocetisakowincamp.org/camp-stories
Camp of the Sacred Stones: "Sources We Trust."
Local Native American Resources & Events
Bay Native Circle
Weekly show on KPFA Radio that focuses on "today’s Native issues, people, culture & events."
Web site: https://kpfa.org/program/bay-native-circle/
California Indian Museum and Cultural Center
Santa Rosa, CA
One of our favorite local resources to learn more about Native American culture, history and issues!
Web site: https://cimcc.org/
Facebook Events Page: https://facebook.com/pg/CIMandCC/events/
Indigenous People's Day
(Celebrated on or around Columbus Day, October 12 annually)
Many colleges and universities are adopting Indigenous Peoples' Day, including Santa Rosa Jr. College. Check your local listings for announcements of celebrations.
Marin Museum of the American Indian
Web site: www.MarinIndian.com
Facebook Events Page: www.facebook.com/pg/NovatoMAI/events
Acting Director Teresa Salzman talks about the museum on KPFA, 94.1 FM on Bay Native Circle, Aug. 30, 2017: https://kpfa.org/player/?audio=267557 at around 41:00-53:25.
Pomo Project of Sebastopol
Pomo Project has a lively Facebook page. Worth checking out.
Ya-Ka-Ama Indian Education & Development, Inc.
Web site: http://ya-ka-ama.org/
Native American History
See our History, Genocide page.
Introductory Information about Standing Rock (2016)
Standing Rock FAQ (2 pages) - written by Sonoma Solidarity with Standing Rock
Dakota Access Pipeline: What You Need to Know - from Camp of the Sacred Stones