"This is about so much more than the pipeline."
Journalist Rose Aguilar with new stories from the encampment at Standing Rock in North Dakota. Hear first hand about the Water Protectors. Rose Aguilar has been there for 10 days. In the last weekend the camp has doubled in size. People are coming from all over even if they can only stay for a day. The stories from the lives of Native Peoples of all generations from the young to the elders are being told in some cases for the first time.
Hundreds of people have been arrested and charged with a felony. In North Dakota it is mandated that anyone arrested for a felony must submit a DNA sample. No one knows what is being done with these DNA samples or what will happen if and when the charges are dropped.
Find out about upcoming #NoDAPL actions in the Bay Area. Starting Wednesday, Nov 9 and ending Nov 15 there will be nationwide actions in solidarity with Standing Rock. Check the link above for more info.
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Julia Ward Howe