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OCETI SAKOWIN CAMP GIVINGTHANKS

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WE ARE BORN IN WATER

As America celebrates Thanksgiving we remain resilient against the fossil foolish industry, the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), and their militarized attack on peaceful unarmed Water Protecters. We give thanks to our Water Protectors on the frontlines and friends and allies from around the world. We Stand Together in Solidarity with Standing Rock in this historical Spiritual Resistance to protect the precious gift of life our Sacred Water. Mní Wičóni #waterislife

– Robby Romero, founder Native Children’s Survival

STAND WITH STANDING ROCK

MNÍ WIČÓNI ~ WATER IS LIFE

STAND WITH STANDING ROCK trailer is a preview from the upcoming film produced by Academy Award Winner Patricia Arquette and Directed by American Indian Film Festival Winner Robby Romero. Scheduled for released in the summer of 2017, the film documents the Historical Spiritual Resistance to the illegal Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) and the unlawful response from the North Dakota Sheriff’s Office and DAPL’s private army against unarmed women, children and men.

Mní Wičóni #WaterIsLife #NoDAPL #StandWithStandingRock

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF SOLIDARITY & RESISTANCE

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MINI WICONI #WaterIsLife #NoDAPL

International Day of Solidarity & Resistance
Wednesday, October 12 at 12 PM – 9 PM CDT
Oceti Sakowin Camp, Standing Rock Nation

Native Children’s Survival President Robby Romero, Honorary Board Member Dennis Banks and Youth Ambassador Ta’Kaiya Blaney will speak and perform along with April Mae Whitecrow, Daren Thompson, All Nations Drum Group, Phillis Young, Jimbo Simmons, and Water Protectors at the Oteci Sakowin Camp, Standing Rock Nation in a day of Solidarity & Resistance.

66th UNITED NATIONS DPI / NGO CONFERENCE 2016

TA’KAIYA BLANEY

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GYEONGJU, REPUBLIC OF KOREA

30 May – 1 June 2016

Ta’Kaiya Blaney, NCS Youth Ambassador will join the 66th United Nations DPI / NGO Conference to explore why cultivating empathy and a scientific appreciation for the natural world, environmental justice, and responsibility towards future generations must be at the core of education for global citizenship.  In today’s era of climate change, global pollution, natural resource depletion, and threats to biodiversity, societies are reassessing the value placed on the natural environment and exploring how formal and informal education, training and grassroots advocacy can strengthen humankind’s capacities to exist on this planet.

READ MORE: UN DPI / NGO CONFERENCE

NORTH AMERICA’S FIRST CLIMATE REFUGEES

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CLIMATE CRISES

“People can you hear your momma crying feel the warning taste what she’s saying
People the hour is near do you know the game your playing
Will this be our fate”
Is It Too Late

Residing on the Louisiana Bayou about 50 miles south of New Orleans, the Isle de Jean Charles Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw Indians have seen 98% of their traditional lands disappear since 1955 due to the combination of sea level rise, land sinking, oil and gas development, and the related decline in sediment deposition from the Mississippi River.

Read More: Mashable