Standing Rock and the Sacred Stone Camp

Here are some ways to Contribute to Standing Rock Sioux Nation or the Sacred Stone Camp.  Colder weather is setting in and the protectors are settling in as well.  The camp will be in need of winter supplies.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe - Dakota Access Pipeline Donation Fund

Defense Fund for Sacred Stone Spirit Camp

General Fund for Sacred Stone Spirit Camp

Volunteer

Funds for the Red Warrior Camp

Mní Wičhóni Nakíčižiŋ Owáyawn(Defenders of the Water School)

 


To keep abreast on the how the Nation and Camp are faring, check these sites:

Standing Rock Sioux Nation website

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Facebook Page

Sacred Stone Camp website

Sacred Stone Camp Facebook


 

Support UU Actions:

UU Presence at Sacred Stone Camp Facebook page

UU Minister's Letter to Standing Rock Sioux Nation:  Encourage your minister to contact Deb Cruz (dwcruz@comcast.net) and sign the letter.

Congregational Expressions of Support: Encourage your congregation, as a body, to send statements of support to Standing Rock Sioux Nation.

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