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    U R G E N T L Y N E E D E D !

    Since April, heroic Water Protectors from Standing Rock and others from the Oceti Sakowin (Great Sioux Nation) have been attempting to stop the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, part of the Bakken Pipeline.The DAP is scheduled to be built under the Missouri, Mississippi and Big Sioux rivers in violation of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s rights as an Indigenous Nation as well as presenting a danger to the drinking water of millions of people in the region.

    Thousands of people from scores of Indigenous nations as well as many non-Native supporters have since poured into the area to join the encampments in North Dakota and block the construction. Native youth walked more than 1500 miles to the White House this summer to try to bring attention to this struggle. Despite violent police-orchestrated terror, including arrests, private security goons and the use of attack dogs, the peaceful resistance led by Indigenous people has only grown stronger, sparking national and international support.

    Governor Jack Dalrymple has now called in the National Guard. This ongoing military escalation is outrageous. Anyone with a shred of decency or awareness of the ongoing genocide of Indigenous Peoples is already inflamed by the government’s efforts to combat the Water Protectors and let Big Oil corporations roll through Native land.
    We urge people everywhere to stand with Standing Rock as they carry out a courageous and necessary struggle to protect the land and the water from poisonous oil pipelines. We agree completely that “Mni Wiconi. Water Is Life.”

    Election Campaign Manager Teresa Gutierrez said, “Standing Rock is our Bolivia. When the Indigenous people of Bolivia stood up to defend their water and land, the world took note, inspiring millions of people to fight back against corporate greed. Standing Rock is doing the same right here in the belly of the beast.”

    Make a donation to help our ongoing work
    Donations to buy items for the camp and to cover the costs of sending the delegation are urgently needed to help sustain this solidarity campaign. To make a donation to these efforts, please visit our Gofundme account at gofundme.com/MMLLStandingRock.


    Let the white house know where you stand on the dakota access pipeline and sign this petition: tinyurl.com/jdganm4

    Download moorehead/lily statement on standing rock: http://tinyurl.com/zcu7wgo

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  4. Native American tribal nations are leading some of the highest-profile efforts to stop the Dakota Access pipeline for fracked oil. They’re joined by farmers and activists who know that the pipeline is a huge threat to the future of our planet.

    We want to do more than organize against the pipeline. We’re also endorsing two Native American leaders and a pipeline-fighting farmer in their elections this November, as well as supporting the Standing Rock Sioux Nation in their pipeline occupation.

    Chase Iron Eyes is a member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribal nation running for Congress in North Dakota. Vernon Miller is a pipeline fighter running for the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska’s School Board as its chair. Brian Whitecalf is a farmer and steadfast ally of tribal nations who is running for the Grand Island County Board of Supervisors in Nebraska. And we’re going to help the Standing Rock Sioux Nation buy critical supplies for their continued occupation in the path of the Dakota Access pipeline.

    We can send a strong message to fossil fuel companies and polluters if we help Iron Eyes, Miller, and Whitecalf win their elections while supporting the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline. That’s why splitting a $2.70 contribution between their campaigns and Our Revolution will make a difference.

    Every contribution you make to Our Revolution from this email will be directed straight to the Standing Rock Sioux Nation to help them buy critical supplies in their continued occupation in the path of the pipeline in North Dakota.

    Chase Iron Eyes’ race for Congress is especially important. His opponent is a big advocate for the pipeline, and it shouldn’t be surprising why. In just the last financial quarter, Iron Eyes’ incumbent opponent received tens of thousands of dollars directly from oil companies like Hess, Exxon, and Valero. Your contributions to Chase Iron Eyes will go straight to fighting the influence of fossil fuel companies in our democracy.

    We’re going to take the fight to climate polluters and elect candidates from our grassroots movement. This is the power of our political revolution. That is how we will change America.

    Split a $2.70 contribution between Chase Iron Eyes, Vernon Miller, Brian Whitecalf, and the Standing Rock Sioux tribe via Our Revolution now.

    Thanks for being a part of this movement.

    In solidarity,

    Jeff Weaver
    Our Revolution

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