Internal TigerSwan Situation Report 2017-02-20
Jun. 21 2017 — 3:08p.m.
DAPL SITREP 161 February 20, 2017 John Porter Chief Security Officer INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS REPORT IS PROPRIETARY AND SENSITIVE. DO NOT RELEASE OUTSIDE OF AUTHORIZED AND APPROVED RECIPIENTS.
INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS REPORT IS PROPRIETARY AND SENSITIVE DO NOT RELEASE OUTSIDE OF AUTHORIZED AND APPROVED RECIPIENTS The Highlights The construction of the tepee in middle of 1806 between North Bridge and South Bridge continuous to show that the remaining protestors will have to be physically removed on the 23rd. Many of the protestors have moved to higher ground in camps 5, 6 and 7. . The Details 1. NORTH DAKOTA FUSION CENTER ii. iii. iv. Intel Update a. The attempted construction of a tepee, on a State Highway, indicates their attempt to elicit a response from LE for propaganda purposes, likely to solicit more regional/national support to their cause. It is assessed there will be an unspecified number of protesters who will remain in Camp 2 on 22 February 2017, supported by other camp occupants and military veterans, which may also be an effort to produce propaganda with drone and live feed footage on Facebook. This is signified from news articles and social media activity. The purpose is likely to turn public opinion back in their favor. A peaceful closing to Camp 2 will undermine the protesters cause and ability to develop propaganda. Past 24 Hours a. Approx. 40+ protesters attempted to erect a tepee on State Highway 1806, resulting in an LE show of force without an escalation to the situation Next 24 Hours a. Sustain security efforts in HDD-E, HDD –W and MMA. b. Continued monitoring of Open Source information, ISR feeds, and other sources of information to provide accurate assessments of protestor activities which may impact DAPL operations 2. IOWA SECURITY ADVISORY ii. TigerSwan Intel Update a. Bold Iowa Protesters have a statewide direct action planned for 22 February, 2017. Link to Event b. ActivateNow’s live video was shared on Christine Nobiss’ Facebook account. The video is an interview with Thomas Touches Lightning Beetles and Eddie Simpson describing the motives behind establishing the Mother Earth Community Camp (MECC) in Iowa. During the interview the ActivateNow reporter disclosed that a Prepared for Energy Transfer Partners 1
INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS REPORT IS PROPRIETARY AND SENSITIVE DO NOT RELEASE OUTSIDE OF AUTHORIZED AND APPROVED RECIPIENTS iii. iv. “truck full of supplies” would be departing Standing Rock camp to the new camp being created in vicinity of Williamsburg, Iowa on Sunday 26Feb17. c. Christine Nobiss is spearheading the proposed MECC Iowa camp going through the proper legal channels ISO of MECC. This demonstrates a “lessons learned” mentality from the efforts at Standing Rock, ND. d. Indigenous Iowa has opened a Pay-pal account in addition to the existing Generosity account for MECC donations. Although the group has not currently collected a large amount of donations ($310), the millions of dollars collected by Standing Rock, ND donations can be easily be funneled into Indigenous Iowa camp efforts to meet their goal of $15,000. e. a Meskwaki native, has been identified as a POI who is working closely with Christine Nobiss. Past 24 Hours a. Travelled to the Prairie Meadows Casino. No Indian Nation license plates were noted in the parking lot. Patrons inside the casino were majority white in the 6080 age group. There were no obvious bulletins or flyers posted in support of the Indigenous Iowa cause or No-DAPL movement. Next 24 Hours a. Assess the Cambridge Pump Station and valve sites as needed. b. Continue planning security operations for the 22 Feb Iowa Bold Day of Action 3. ILLINOIS FUSION CENTER ii. Intel Update a. Not my President’s day demonstration will take place 20 February 2017 in Chicago. Anti-Pipeline activists have not yet cosponsored the event but it is will be a multi message event. The participation numbers a predicted are approximated at 4,000 https://www.facebook.com/events/1258429297559260/ b. Chicago anti-pipeline activists are beginning to organize an event (details are developing) for 22 March 2017. This is in conjunction with the United Nations World Water Day. Activists are being invited to organize an action on that night at 6h00pm PST, 7h00pm MST time zone, 8h00pm CST time zone, 9h00pm EST time zone. The example recommended is for people to gather in the city around a water source that is exposed to public viewing like a fountain, a bridge, a port, etc. and everybody can lit a candle. It is important to note that organizers are also encouraging activists to maintain a Native American face to their events, specifically a female Native American face. https://www.waterislifemovement.com/ c. Anti-DAPL activists are sharing a link to photographer Tim Arroyo photo exhibit. This link leads to, what is being touted as a photo documentary of the “peaceful” TigerSwan Prepared for Energy Transfer Partners 2
INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS REPORT IS PROPRIETARY AND SENSITIVE DO NOT RELEASE OUTSIDE OF AUTHORIZED AND APPROVED RECIPIENTS protest of Native Americans against the Dakota Access Pipeline. He advertises that his photographs focus on how the Water Protectors remained peaceful, prayed, and locked arms in defense of this action. This incursion triggered a chain of events leading to the #No-DAPL movement. Additionally, this photo exhibit is scheduled to be shown in UIC Latino Cultural Center, New York City, 22 February 2017. 1) Online : https://timarroyo.myportfolio.com/black-snakewarriors 2) Upcoming NYC exhibit: https://latinocultural.uic.edu/programs/black-snakewarriors-tales-from-standing-rock/ iii. iv. TigerSwan d. Organizers in Rockford Illinois are coordinating a training program for “Foreign Pipeline Intervenor Training” . The details of this training remain vague. https://www.facebook.com/events/436576560067186/?active tab=about e. Food and Water Watch is advertising to hire an Regional organizer to operate out of Chicago. The job was posted 02 February 2017. a. http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/job/chicago-organizer Past 24 Hours a. Conducted open source electronic intelligence collection for Chicago protest b. Conducted intelligence collection on ANSWER Chicago protest 1) The internal discussions at the ANSWER protest was about the people becoming protest weary. This topic was about the “resistance” in general, but more specifically the ability to have full participation in back to back protests on the 19th and the 20th. Next 24 Hours a. Conducted intelligence coordination for the special project b. Conduct overt and covert intelligence collection of scheduled anti-administration rally. c. Monitor and observe prior reported scheduled activist demonstration(s) that are anti-Trump /anti-pipeline/anti-fracking d. Continue to cultivate relationships with organizers Prepared for Energy Transfer Partners 3