Native Americans

How racism colours the standoff at Standing Rock

As Standing Rock protests come to an end, Native Americans still face discrimination and racism across the Dakotas.

Human Rights

Shuar tribe face government in Amazon mining protests

Ecuador's Shuar say mining project in Cordillera del Condor threatens their livelihood and encroaches upon their land.

Fault Lines

Standing Rock and the Battle Beyond

An insight into the battle for Native American land rights as protests continue against the Dakota Access oil pipeline.


Standing Rock 'water protectors' dig in for the winter

As winter rages over the Dakotas and temperatures plummet below freezing, NoDAPL protest movement members hold ground.


How media did and did not report on Standing Rock

Native American issues are only media sexy when natives with painted faces and horses are around.

by Tristan Ahtone


Dam destruction major victory for Mohawk tribe

After decades of industrial pollution, the Mohawk nation has succeeded in knocking down the Hogansburg Dam in New York.

The Listening Post

Dakota Access Pipeline: Behind the 'media blackout'

We examine the issues behind the scant mainstream media coverage of the Standing Rock protest.

The Listening Post

Dakota Access Pipeline: Protests, politics and coverage

Despite scant media attention to the protests, Native Americans emerge victorious; plus, Netanyahu, Israel's media man.


Sioux leader urges Dakota pipeline protesters to leave

Some protesters are skeptical of government's decision to refuse permission for controversial oil pipeline project.

Reporter's Notebook

Standing Rock: Thousands rejoice as army denies pipeline permit

Celebrations marking the ruling continue as many worry government will overrule the army's decision.


Protesters celebrate as army halts Dakota pipeline work

Native Americans and activists celebrate the decision to halt plans to construct an oil pipeline through tribal lands.

US & Canada

US army halts North Dakota pipeline project

Victory for Native Americans and climate activists who had been protesting against the $3.8bn project.

Reporter's Notebook

Dakota pipeline protesters dig in for winter

Anti-pipeline demonstrators start to erect permanent encampments as war veterans arrive and winter chill starts to bite.

Native Americans

North Dakota to block supplies for pipeline protesters

Rather than implementing a physical road block, officials will fine anyone providing basic supplies to protest camps.

United States

US authorities: Dakota pipeline protesters can stay

The US Army Corps of Engineers said those protesting a North Dakota pipeline will not be forcibly removed.