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Rosebud Sioux Tribe Counts First Coup on Megaloads

Keystone XL "megaload" turned back by Rosebud tribal council, April 14, 2014.

Keystone XL “megaload” turned back by Rosebud Sioux tribal council, April 14, 2014.

by Ann-erika White Bird, Lakota Voice, April 14, 2014

Tonight, a small number of Sicangu Lakota Tribal members took a stand against the megaloads rolling through reservation lands.

Lakota Voice arrived, after being passed by one megaload headed north on Highway 83, a common thoroughfare for semi-trucks traveling from Nebraska. Read the rest of this entry

Blockade Halts Megaload at Port of Umatilla, Oregon

Warrior flag displayed during blockade of "megaload" destined for Tar Sands, Dec 2, 2013.

Warrior flag displayed during Port of Umatilla blockade of “megaload” destined for Tar Sands, Dec 1, 2013.

by Alexander Reid Ross, Counterpunch, December 03, 2013

On Sunday night, fifty activists with Rising Tide and members of the Umatilla and Warm Springs tribes held together through the cold to stop a megaload from embarking on its treacherous path. It would prove to be only the beginning. Read the rest of this entry