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October 14, 2019 | Video

Rigged No More

One day, Pawnee Tribal member Walter Echo-Hawk stumbled upon a worrying scene. Next to his home, oil and gas workers were surveying for fracking. The U.S. government had approved 17 oil and gas leases on Pawnee land without consulting or even notifying the Tribal members. This is the story of how that happened, and how the Pawnee Nation fought back.

October 9, 2019 | Legal Document

Army Corps Brief on Remand Summary Judgment

Opposition to Plaintiff Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s Motion for Summary Judgment and Memorandum in Support of the Army Corps’ Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment

August 16, 2019 | Legal Document

Dakota Access Pipeline: Memorandum in Support of a Motion for Summary Judgment

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s continuing legal battle against the Dakota Access Pipeline advanced today with a motion for summary judgment filed in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. The Tribe asks the Court to vacate an easement that was granted to allow pipeline construction. This would effectively halt Dakota Access Pipeline operations while the Corps conducted a full-fledged environmental review.

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