Whereas the Oceti Sakowin Oyate represents the grassroots Native Americans of the seven sub nations of Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota speaking people; and
Whereas, we as the Oceti Sakowin Oyate have committed to protect the air, land, life and water of Mother Earth; and
Whereas, the entities who have been involved in polluting the land, air and water of our Mother Earth have and will continue to create health hazards to the health of our elders,adults and the youth and future generations unless they desist from further dstruction of Mother Earth; and
Whereas, the Oceti Sakowin include the Canadian Dakota, Nakota, and Lakota nations who support this resolution; and
Now, Therefore be it resolved that any oil corporations (Keystone Project), organizations, or entities which are involved in promoting and developing of oil pipelines, uranium mining which are hazardous to the environment of the land, air, and water, are urged to decease and desist all activities in furtherances of these projects.
Dated this April 12, 2008
Unanimously approved by the Teton Sioux Nation Treaty Council