Actress Shailene Woodley arrested as North Dakota police terrorize Native water protectors

Obama silent as Morton Co. Sheriff violates all civil rights and human rights
 
Article by Brenda Norrell

Photo Oglala Lakota Vic Camp of Pine Ridge arrested today. Photo copyright by Sacheen Seitcham.

ST. ANTHONY, North Dakota -- The Morton County Sheriff's Office celebrated Indigenous Peoples Day by terrorizing Native Americans who are protecting the water of the Missouri River, and ancestral burial places, and arresting them.
Actress Shailene Woodley and Lakota activist Vic Camp were among 27 people arrested at the work site of Dakota Access Pipeline. Two people were arrested and charged with felonies who were locked down to machinery.
Shailene Woodley was arrested while livestreaming, as the Morton County Sheriff continues to arrest the media and livestreamers. Police arrived in armored vehicles, wearing riot gear, with police dogs, as Native Americans erected tipi poles and began their prayer.
On Sunday, the U.S. Appeals Court in Washington denied an injunction to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, which would have halted the pipeline. 
Photo below copyright Red Warrior Camp
President Obama has been silent as North Dakota police and sheriff's deputies violate all civil rights and human rights.
In Las Vegas, the Native American Forum on Nuclear Issues demanded a halt to the nuclear dumping in Indian country, from the uranium mines and strew radioactive tailings on the Navajo Nation and in the Pueblos, to the atomic bomb legacy of the Nuclear Test Site and Yucca Mountain radioactive dumping on Western Shoshone lands in Nevada.
 
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Breaking News at Censored News Monday and Tuesday: --Twenty-seven water protectors were arrested on Monday, including
Lakota activist Vic Camp and actress Shailene Woodley, costar in the new Snowden film, who joined the Native youth runners to DC this summer. Two supporters locked down to machinery and were charged with felonies.
Red Warrior Camp statement:
--In a hate crime, Native Americans were run down as they marched in the anti-Columbus Day parade in Reno on Monday. A grandmother with a fractured pelvis speaks out after police refuse to arrest the driver.
--Michael Lane writes of Standing Rock efforts: Time to file civil charges against Morton Co. Sheriff
--US Appeals Court denies injunction
--The Native American Forum on Nuclear Issues is going on now. Please see yesterday's report, as Western Shoshone, Acoma Pueblo, Dineh, and more gather.
--In Sonora, a gathering was held to protect the Pascolas and Deer Dancers. We were invited and reported live.
 
Article copyright Brenda Norrell

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About Brenda Norrell

Brenda Norrell has been a news reporter in Indian country for 34 years. She is publisher of Censored News, focusing on Indigenous Peoples, human rights and the US border. Censored News was created after Norrell was censored, then terminated, by Indian Country Today after serving as a longtime staff reporter. Now censored by the mainstream media, she previously was a staff reporter at numerous American Indian newspapers and a stringer for AP, USA Today and others. She lived on the Navajo Nation for 18 years, and then traveled with the Zapatistas. She covered the climate summits in Cochabamba, Bolivia, and Cancun, Mexico, in 2010.

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Brenda Norrell has been a news reporter in Indian country for 34 years. She is publisher of Censored News, focusing on Indigenous Peoples, human rights and the US border. Censored News was created after Norrell was censored, then terminated, by Indian Country Today after serving as a longtime staff reporter. Now censored by the mainstream media, she previously was a staff reporter at numerous American Indian newspapers and a stringer for AP, USA Today and others. She lived on the Navajo Nation for 18 years, and then traveled with the Zapatistas. She covered the climate summits in Cochabamba, Bolivia, and Cancun, Mexico, in 2010.