Federal Criminal Defendants:
Red Fawn Fallis has been released from prison and moved to a halfway house where she is preparing for trial. She has an upcoming court hearing on December 8, 2017 in Bismarck, ND on her Motions to Suppress and her trial is set to begin on January 29, 2018 in Fargo, ND.
Two of the Water Protectors facing federal criminal charges are in prison awaiting trial: Dion Ortiz and Little Feather. They would appreciate letters from supporters:
Dion Ortiz Sandoval County Jail 1100 Montoya Road Bernalillo, NM 87004 You can also deposit funds directly onto Dion's prison commissary account. See instructions here.
Michael “Little Feather” Giron Heart of America Corrections 110 Industrial road Rugby, ND 58368 You can also deposit funds directly onto Little Feather's prison commissary account. See instructions here.
State Criminal Defendants:
Mary Redway and Alexander Simon were the first two Water Protectors sentenced to jail time. Both have now served their sentences and been released. More information on Mary and Alex is here.
Resources for Prisoner Support:
NYC Anarchist Black Cross has some useful tips on writing letters to political prisoners available here.
The Tilted Scales Collective publishes the Tilted Guide to Being a Defendant, which includes helpful information for anyone organizing a support committee or providing other support to a political prisoner. For a free zine or to order the book, visit their website here.