Movement stories:

Line 3

Testimonies from Treaty People

September 16, 2021

Many members of MNIPL’s extended community attended August’s Treaty People Walk for Water and Treaties Not Tar Sands. Here are a few beautiful personal testimonies about their experiences, offered generously through words, video, and imagery.

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Sen. John Marty: It is time to Stop Line 3

September 2, 2021

These remarks from Minnesota State Senator John Marty (District 66) were made at the Treaty Not Tar Sands rally held at the State Capitol on August 25, 2021. I’m Senator…

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People of Faith Join Thousands at Capitol to #StopLine3

September 1, 2021

Last week, hundreds of people of faith and spirituality joined more than 2,000 water protectors at the Minnesota State Capitol for Treaties not Tar Sands: Capitol Action to Stop Line…

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Swimming Gitchi Gami

August 31, 2021

As I ran into the chilly waters of Lake Superior, I was stunned by the clarity and the color: the most vibrant yet subtle sky blue, both bright and deep.…

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Winona LaDuke of Honor the Earth prays by the water as part of the multifaith delegation to the Stop Line 3 Treaty People Gathering. June 5, 2021.

every molecule in me, and in you, and in us, carries the memory of right relationship…

July 23, 2021

Remarks delivered as part of the Jewish Voices for Peace political education gathering to stop the Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline.

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Being at the Water Protector Camp

April 17, 2021

This reflection was written by Barb Patterson, a member of Edina Community Lutheran Church (ECLC), following a trip to Palisade on April 17, 2021. Dick and I left the Twin…

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Solidarity Fast to #StopLine3

March 17, 2021

UPDATE: Hundreds of people joined the Solidarity fast — from as far away as Australia! Check out the beautiful offerings shared on Facebook with #HungerStrikeToStopLine3 as well as Tania’s moving video of thanks.

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Recording and resources from #StopLine3 National Rally

February 10, 2021

More than 500 people attended the February 10 national rally to #StopLine3! We heard from frontlines leaders about the urgency of confronting the violence happening to the land and people…

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#solsticewater offerings

December 22, 2020

Our collective energy came together on the Winter Solstice as we prayed, reflected, celebrated, and gave attention to the sacredness of water. More than 140 people declared their intention to…

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Water Protectors arrested; MNIPL staff in group

December 7, 2020

This morning a group of water protectors were arrested, unexpectedly and without warning, as they entered the Wigwam on the banks of the Mississippi River to pray. The group included…

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