Earlier this week police and the National Guard violently attacked peaceful water protectors at Standing Rock who have been resisting the U.S. government’s plan to install an oil pipeline that would run through an area of Sioux land that is of utmost cultural, spiritual, and environmental significance.

standingrockpymPolice used tear gas, rubber bullets, pepper spray, and sound grenades as well as spraying the protectors with water cannons in subfreezing conditions, injuring hundreds of people.

The financial footing of the Dakota Access Pipeline is in jeopardy if they do not complete the project by January 1, meaning solidarity efforts are needed now more than ever. 

Here is how you can get involved.

While working to end all US support for Israeli settler colonialism that continues to steal the land and resources of the indigenous Palestinian population, it is essential for Palestinian rights activists here to recognize the settler colonial nature of the United States and challenge the continuing denial of the rights of Native nations and their people.