Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters Settle In For Winter
Demonstrators near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, continue to protest the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline and they’re getting ready for winter. They have also created a home school center for their children. But North Dakota officials say the school is operating without the state’s approval.
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Council has voted to allow protesters to build a new camp on the reservation, so that permanent structures can be built protecting them from the Dakotas winter.
Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Alayna Eagle Shield, language specialist of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, about the school.
Alayna Eagle Shield, language specialist of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. She tweets @aeagleshield.
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