Thursday, Nov 17, 2016, 12:35 pm
A Message from Standing Rock to President Obama
"Mni Wiconi: The Stand at Standing Rock" provides a short but comprehensive look into how this historic demonstration began. The film features water protectors from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and allies trying to stop the $3.7 billion, 1,100-mile Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) from crossing over sacred lands and underneath the Missouri River.
"I told Dakota Access, 'remember me, remember my face, I will be standing there'...I wasn't an activist, or any of these things, I'm a Mom." —LaDonna Allard, founder of Sacred Stone Camp"You have to step back and ask...what is really going on here?" —Dave Archambault II, Standing Rock Tribal Chairman"What we see is that we have militarized the engergy industry with a governor that believes you can treat Indian people poorly." —Winona LaDuke
The W.K. Kellog Foundation (WKKF) was established in 1930 to improve the lives of vulnerable children.
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