Winona LaDuke

Honor The Earth wants Walz Administration to drop charges against Line 3 protests

MINNESOTA (KVRR) — Mark Ruffalo, Jackson Browne, Jane Fonda and more join Honor the Earth and other Indigenous leaders condemning the charges against more than 800 activists who were arrested one year ago for protesting the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline. “A lot of people support water protectors and a lot of people believe that water should be protected over the…

Honor The Earth, Winona LaDuke look to federal courts to help resist Line 3 pipeline

MINNESOTA & NORTH DAKOTA — Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 pipeline is complete and the company may begin shipping oil as soon as Friday. “People and workers are doing backflips, what can I say?” said Enbridge Chief Communication Officer Mike Fernandez. While those at Enbridge are celebrating a milestone, some tribal members and environmentalists are devastated. “It’s a really tragic day…

Sheriff will appeal order to stop blocking property used by Line 3 opponents

PARK RAPIDS, Minn. – A Minnesota district judge has issued a temporary restraining order against the Hubbard County sheriff, ruling that the county must stop obstructing access to a property used by opponents of Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline project. Winona LaDuke and Tara Houska, two leaders of protests against the oil pipeline, recently sued Hubbard County and Sheriff Cory Aukes…

Water Protectors Say They Blocked Work On Line 3 In Northern Minnesota

Willow River/Honor the EarthWILLOW RIVER, Minn. — Water protectors continue to call on President Joe Biden to take action and stop the Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project in northern Minnesota. They claim Enbridge Energy punctured an aquifer while drilling under Willow River, releasing drilling mud and chemicals into the water. This morning, they say an indigenous-led resistance shut down…

“Treaty People Gathering” prepare for protest Monday in Northern Minnesota

More than 1000 Water Protectors and Indigenous Leaders for Treaty People are calling for the enbridge line 3 pipeline to be discontinued

MENAHGA, Minn. (KVRR)- “Pipelines go straight and rivers don’t,” said Winona LaDuke. The line 3 pipeline is making headlines once again in Minnesota as water protectors are calling for it to be shut down. “Cause you know this is a 915,000 barrel a day Tarzan pipeline project. This is the largest tar sand pipeline project in the world and the…

Jane Fonda Joins Line 3 Pipeline Protest

HUBBARD COUNTY, Minn. (KVRR) – Activist and actress Jane Fonda joins a team of indigenous women as they protest the construction of Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 replacement pipeline in Northern Minnesota. “I was invited here by my friends to stand with them and try to call attention to what is being done by Enbridge,” Fonda said. Line 3 is an…

In protest against Enbridge Line 3 pipeline, Winona LaDuke calls the project “blood oil”

PALISADE, Minn. (KVRR) – Activists gather at the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline in Northern Minnesota for an antipipeline prayer vigil. Construction on the replacement project is set to go underneath the Mississippi River. Demonstrators are worried it will leak oil like pipelines have in recent years in The Dakotas. Executive Director of the Native American environmental group Honor The Earth…