FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 2, 2017
Artists and musicians worldwide continue their efforts to raise funds and awareness for Standing Rock Native American Reservation through Songs For Standing Rock: Volume 5
Album now available for download
Standing Rock, ND - The fifth edition of Songs for Standing Rock was released today featuring fifteen tracks from artists around the world. Funds raised from the sales of this album will be used to support Standing Rock Native American Reservation from the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) and raise awareness of additional actions steps needed from the public. (See full list of tracks below.)
Songs For Standing Rock: Volume 5 features the music of artists who have come together to stand in solidarity with the natives of Standing Rock; they stand in support of a vision to keep the land free of pipeline development. If built, the pipeline will could compromise the natural supply of water for future generations and 17 million people downstream.
This release features some of Austin’s legendary musicians, Sarah Hickman, Terri Hendrix and Wendy Colonna as well as the heartfelt callings of Carrie Elkin in her song “New Mexico". Additionally, this Volume features a broader national scope, with the music of Hot Buttered Rum and Lily Henley of Brooklyn, NY.
Donated by each artist, the music illustrates how art directly connects to the landscape of what is happening in society and how the artists are willing to put their songs, their voice and their beliefs into the airwaves in support of what they believe to be right.
AVAILABLE NOW for purchase through www.songsforstandingrock.com, Volume 5 and proceeds from all past volumes support this campaign.
Songs For Standing Rock has a mission at hand agreement with the Medic Healer Council so that the funds generated from this campaign can be utilized for the most pressing needs on site at Standing Rock. To date, the project has donated over $4000 to the Medic Healer Council and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
SONGS FOR STANDING ROCK VOL. 5
1. Desert Rat - Hot Buttered Rum
2. The Histories - Lily Henley
3. Standing Ground - Sara Hickman
4. New Mexico - Carrie Elkin
5. Rivers Run - Lostboycrow
6. Feather to the Sea - SYREN
7. Pachakuti - Quijeremá
8. In Water We Trust - Mni Wiconi (#noDAPL) feat. Kuyayky & Pedro "el criollito" Erazo - Askultura
9. Secrets - Major Grizz
10. Concrete Steps - The Old Part of Town
11. Jim Thorpe's Blues - Terri Hendrix
12. Power Of Love - LOA McJungles
13. Waiting For That Flower To Bloom - Joe Kidd & Sheila Burke
14. Wishin' You Wings - Templeton Thompson
15. Nothing Gonna Take My Love - Wendy Colonna
A recent presidential memorandum intends to move the Dakota Pipeline forward, and the Department of Defense’s Environmental Impact Study (EIS) is seeking comment by February 20th to “identify potential issues, concerns, and reasonable alternatives that should be considered in an EIS.”
From Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement in Connection With Dakota Access, LLC's Request for an Easement To Cross Lake Oahe, North Dakota:
You may mail or hand deliver written comments to Mr. Gib Owen, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, 108 Army Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310-0108. Advance arrangements will need to be made to hand deliver comments. Please include your name, return address, and “NOI Comments, Dakota Access Pipeline Crossing” on the first page of your written comments. Comments may also be submitted via email to Mr. Gib Owen, at email@example.com. If emailing comments, please use “NOI Comments, Dakota Access Pipeline Crossing” as the subject of your email.
The location of all public scoping meetings will be announced at least 15 days in advance through a notice to be published in the local North Dakota newspaper (The Bismarck Tribune) and online at https://www.army.mil/asacw.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Mr. Gib Owen, Water Resources Policy and Legislation, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, Washington, DC 20310-0108; telephone: (703) 695-6791; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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