(Note Bold Alliance is no longer active as Bold Oklahoma in the state of Oklahoma.)

Bold Oklahoma under the Bold Alliance — led by organizer Mekasi Camp Horinek — was launched in 2016 to bring together an unlikely alliance of farmers, ranchers, Tribal Nations, urban and rural communities in a state of diverse culture. In addition to working in the state of Oklahoma to stop the Plains All-American Diamond Pipeline; expose methane leaks at oil and gas facilities on Tribal lands; work with Tribal Nations to enact fracking moratoriums on their lands; and organize opposition to a state bill targeting peaceful pipeline protests — while working with Bold, Mekasi spent 6 months organizing on the ground with the Water Protectors at Standing Rock.

 

ACTIONS & EVENTS

(April 13, 2017) PETITION: Stop the Pipeline Protestor Bill (HB 1123)

(Jan. 31, 2017) Bold Oklahoma Joins Coalition Fighting Diamond Pipeline

(Jan. 31, 2017) PETITION: Stop the Diamond Pipeline

(Jan. 30, 2017) Press Release: Fight Against Diamond Pipeline Spans Three States

http://newsok.com/activists-threaten-to-block-oklahoma-pipeline-construction/article/5536229

(Dec. 5, 2016) Bold Oklahoma’s Mekasi Camp Horinek Statement on Dakota Access Pipeline

(Nov. 21, 2016) Water Cannons Fired at Water Protectors in Freezing Temperatures, Hundreds Injured

(Oct. 28, 2016) Police from 5 States Escalate Violence, Shoot Horses to Clear 1851 Treaty Camp

(Sept. 26, 2016) Updates: Mekasi Camp Horinek at the Standing Rock Camps in North Dakota

(Aug. 13, 2016) Bold Oklahoma Joins Coalition Supporting Tribal Lawsuits Against US Army Corps Permits for the Dakota Access Pipeline

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Sacred Stone Camp on Sept. 13, 2016. (Photo: Mekasi Camp Horinek)

Bold Oklahoma coordinator and Ponca Nation member Mekasi Camp Horinek has been on the ground at the Standing Rock camps in North Dakota, set up to protect sacred water and lands from the Dakota Access pipeline.

Long night many casualties rubber bullets tear gas and water cannons water mixed with mace but the water protectors are still here we shall prevail! !!

Posted by Wes Mekasi Horinek on Monday, November 21, 2016

WATCH: Mekasi is interviewed during visit to camp by Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. and actor Mark Ruffalo on Wednesday, Oct. 26.

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Arrestees during the violent eviction of 1851 Treaty Camp by law enforcement on Thursday, Oct. 27.
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Mekasi during the Oct. 27 violent eviction of Water Protectors from the 1851 Treaty Camp at Standing Rock.
Roadblock near Standing Rock Camps, Oct. 27.
Roadblock near Standing Rock Camps, Oct. 27.
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Roadblock near Standing Rock Camps, Oct. 27.
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Mekasi speaks with law enforcement at the 1851 Treaty Camp, Oct. 26, 2016.
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Mekasi with actor Mark Ruffalo and Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. at the 1851 Treaty Camp on Oct. 26, 2016.
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Mekasi with Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. at 1851 Treaty Camp on Oct. 26, 2016.
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Mekasi and Mark Ruffalo at the 1851 Treaty Camp on Oct. 26, 2016.
Mekasi and visitors to the Oceti Sakowin camp, Oct. 20, 2016.
Mekasi and visitors to the Oceti Sakowin camp, Oct. 20, 2016.

 

Mekasi Camp Horinek during a nonviolent action to stop the Dakota Access pipeline on Sept. 25, 2016.
Mekasi Camp Horinek during a nonviolent action to stop the Dakota Access pipeline on Sept. 25, 2016.

WATCH: Bold Oklahoma‘s Mekasi Camp Horinek leads a morning meeting at the Sacred Stone Camp.

Mekasi Camp Horinek interviewed at the Sacred Stone Camp. (Photo: Rob Wilson / Bold Alliance)
Mekasi Camp Horinek speaking to media at the Sacred Stone Camp. (Photo: Rob Wilson / Bold Alliance)
Joye Braun of Indigenous Environmental Network with Mekasi Camp Horinek at the Sacred Stone Camp on Sept. 19, 2016.
Joye Braun of Indigenous Environmental Network with Mekasi Camp Horinek at the Sacred Stone Camp on Sept. 19, 2016. (Photo)
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#NoDAPL action on August 23, 2016. (Photo: Mekasi Camp Horinek)
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Greeting visitors on August 27, 2016. (Photo: Mekasi Camp Horinek)
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(Photo: Mekasi Camp Horinek)

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