Seattle City Council Introduces Legislation to Divest From DAPL-Investor, Wells Fargo

Photo by Kelsey Hamlin by Kelsey Hamlin After Mayor Ed Murray and two Councilmembers sent a letter to Wells Fargo directing Seattle to end negotiations with the bank, Councilmembers introduced and referred a bill Monday that would do just that. via Seattle City Council Introduces Legislation to Divest From DAPL-Investor, Wells Fargo — South Seattle Emerald

Beacon Hill Photojournalist Returns From Standing Rock With Tales of Steadfast Resistance

Alex Garland is a freelance photojournalist in Seattle’s Beacon Hill neighborhood, and frequently publishes his photos in the South Seattle Emerald. He recently returned from his second trip to Standing Rock, North Dakota where the struggle against the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline has galvanized sustained resistance among Native American tribes. Many […] Read more here

Report Back Fundraiser Showcases Local Solidarity With Standing Rock’s Native American Protectors

Washington Hall was filled with a sea of diverse faces Sunday night, showing up to raise money and collect winter items for protectors in North Dakota. The state has a Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) being built through Native American, Sioux tribal land. It’s also set to carry 470,000 barrels of oil a […] via Report BackContinue reading “Report Back Fundraiser Showcases Local Solidarity With Standing Rock’s Native American Protectors”

Peaceful Protectors, Native Americans Arrested at the Dakota Access Pipeline

  UPDATE (10/05/16, 7:31pm): John L. Little, the assistant curator & research team leader at Seattle’s Museum of Flight, confirmed with us in an email Oct. 5 that “injecting vegetable oil into an airplane’s hot exhaust flow is done all the time at air shows.” White smoke is produced by many types of vegetable oil,Continue reading “Peaceful Protectors, Native Americans Arrested at the Dakota Access Pipeline”

Seattle and Washington Tribes March for Standing Rock, Sign Resolution

“Every single tribe, they’re gems to our community and to our state” said Peggen Frank of Northern Arapaho and Oglala Lakota Tribes. “There’s no media coverage. They’re missing the point, not showing the real pictures. [The North Dakota Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and supporting Native Americans] are not protesters, they’re protectors.” Via South Seattle Emerald