The Tribe is requesting calls and letters to the Obama Administration asking it to:
1. Direct the Department of Justice to send observers to protect the water protectors' safety and their First Amendment rights. Contact:
Attorney General Loretta Lynch
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20530
2. Direct the Army Corps to immediately issue an order to stop work on additional construction within a mile between Highway 1806 and the Missouri River to help reduce tensions until the Corps finalizes its decision regarding the Lake Oahe easement.
Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary
of Army (Civil Works)
108 Army Pentagon
Washington, DC 20310
3. The Tribe is also requesting calls and letters to North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple to remove the National Guard, as it's an inappropriate use of the United States military to interfere with the peaceful exercise of the First Amendment.
Governor Jack Dalrymple &
Lt. Governor Drew Wrigley
Office of Governor State of North Dakota
600 East Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58505-0100
awyers with civil rights expertise
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NCAI Webinar for Remaining Tribal Consultations on Infrastructure Permitting
NCAI is hosting a tribal leader and tribal representatives webinar for the remaining Infrastructure Permitting Consultations. Please see the webinar information below:
Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Time: 2:00pm EDT
NCAI staff has attended each of three sessions so far to collect the proposed recommendations, and invites tribal leaders and tribal representatives to join us to discuss unified Indian Country comments and recommendations to be voiced in the remaining four consultations and submitted by
November 30, 2016.
We will be discussing the following documents during the call (available for download below):
For more information, please contact: