STANDING ROCK NEEDS OUR HELP
FEEDING YOUR LEARNING APPETITE – “STANDING ROCK NEEDS OUR HELP”
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The night of Nov. 20 was brutal for the activists protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline near North Dakota’s Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. As temperatures dipped below freezing, some 400 faced off with police over a bridge closed by the Morton County Sheriff’s department to block access to a pipeline construction site.
Videos show police spraying the activists with frigid water and firing rubber bullets. Twenty-six people were hospitalized, including 21-year-old Sophia Wilansky, who says her arm was nearly blown off by a concussion grenade thrown by police. The Morton County Sheriff denies using such grenades.
As the protests at Standing Rock become increasingly dangerous, calls for President Barack Obama to intervene are growing louder. An emotional video showing a 23-year-old member of the Standing Rock Sioux pleading for Obama to help his people has been viewed 1.5 million times. Standing Rock chairman Dave Archambault II repeated requests he made in October for Obama to “stop this pipeline.” Now that President Obama has left office, his words and actions can still have a powerful effect on the final resolution of this standoff between governmental and corporate interests the the well-being of native americans and water protectors everywhere.
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