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The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded Minnesota based Native Sun Community Power Development over $6.5 million for what’s being touted as the Upper Midwest Inter-Tribal Electronic Vehicle (EV) Charging Community Network.
The funds will be used to purchase a fleet of electric vehicles to be maintained and charged for official use by the Red Lake Tribal Nation in northern Minn. and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North and South Dakota.
Armand Lione, an amateur historian who lives on Capitol Hill, believes very few Washingtonians stop to think about the Native Americans who once lived in what is now the nation’s capital. And he’s been pushing for years to change that.
Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar and her progressive congressional allies have urged President Joe Biden to stop construction on Enbridge Energy’s much-contested Line 3 project.
Many Native people were forced into the most undesirable areas of America, first by white settlers, then by the government. Now, parts of that marginal land are becoming uninhabitable.
The Anpetu Wi wind farm needs your support
Anpetu Wi (“morning light”) will be the single largest revenue source for Standing Rock, which we plan to reinvest into future projects and Standing Rock as a whole. We need your support to ensure this wind farm remains owned and operated by the people of Standing Rock for generations to come.
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$321,645.78 raised toward our goal
Funding for Anpetu Wi will be used to complete pre-development studies, operationalize the SAGE Development Authority management organization, and prepare for full project development in order to make the wind farm a reality for Standing Rock, as a critical step toward self-determination, now and into the future.