Standing Rock

How You Can Help The Standing Rock Sioux Fight The Dakota Access Pipeline:

Waskoness Pitawanakwat from the Ojibwe tribe and Tea McGinnis from the Hupa tribe pose for a photograph in an encampment during a protest against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, North Dacota

Sign a petition to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline.

You can do thatย here.

Send supplies.

Thousands of people now based at the encampment will need shelter, food, and warmth to get through the cold temperatures.

The Sacred Stone camp has a fairly comprehensive website that includes current needs. Checks, cash or supplies can be sent via mail to: Sacred Stone Camp, P.O. Box 1011, Fort Yates, ND 58538, or 202 Main St., Fort Yates, ND 58538.

Thereโ€™s anย Amazon wish list here.

Protesters said they also need a four-wheel-drive pickup truck and ask that those willing to donate one contact them at The truck โ€œwill be used for getting water, firewood, and other supplies to the camp,โ€ the protestersโ€™ website says. โ€œWe are in need so something that can handle harsh cold, snow, and steep dirt roads.โ€

The Standing Rock Medic + Healer Council, which takes care of injured protesters, has anย Amazon wish list that can be found here.

Donate to the Standing Rock Sioux.

The tribe isย soliciting donations for legal, sanitary and emergency purposes via PayPal. You also may contribute by mailing a check (payable to Standing Rock Sioux Tribe โ€• Donations) to: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Attention: Donations, P.O. Box D, Building #1, North Standing Rock Ave., Fort Yates, ND 58538.

Donate to the protestersโ€™ legal defense fund.

As legal bills for protesters pile up, theyโ€™re asking for help in paying processing fees. The PayPal account isย

Pick up the phone.

To voice your opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline, call:

North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple, at 701-328-2200.

The White House, at 202-456-1111.

Energy Transfer Partners, the pipeline owner โ€• Lee Hanse, executive vice president, 210-403-6455; Glenn Emery, vice president, 210-403-6762; Michael (Cliff) Waters, lead analyst, 713-989-2404.

Army Corps of Engineers, which issued the permit allowing construction of the pipeline, even though it would cross under the Missouri River within a half-mile of the Sioux reservation boundary, at 202-761-5903.

Volunteer to help Sacred Stone Camp if you have legal or media skills.

Email, or phone 701-301-2238.

Educate yourself and others.

If youโ€™re unclear on whatโ€™s happening at Standing Rock or what the Dakota Access Pipeline is, check out news updates here, and the Sacred Stone camp fact sheet below:

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