What I want to know is will other tribes help the Rosebud Sioux? Will their tribal Chief’s, Presidents, and Governors stand with the Rosebud Sioux against this invasion of tribal sovereignty? Against the invasion of a foreign country on tribal land? Against the big, international corporations intent on dragging earth and all of earth’s inhabitants to the final days? All tribal leaders need to support the Rosebud Sioux.
November 14, 2014
by Wica Agli
Rosebud, SD – In response to today’s vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to authorize the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, the Rosebud Sioux Tribal President announced that the Rosebud Sioux Tribe (Sicangu Lakota Oyate) recognizes the authorization of this pipeline as an act of war.
The Tribe has done its part to remain peaceful in its dealings with the United States in this matter, in spite of the fact that the Rosebud Sioux Tribe has yet to be properly consulted on the project, which would cross through Tribal land, and the concerns brought to the Department of Interior and to the Department of State have yet to be addressed.
“The House has now signed our death warrants and the death warrants of our children and grandchildren. The Rosebud Sioux Tribe will not allow this pipeline through our lands,” said President Scott of…
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