Native American Activist Winona LaDuke at Standing Rock: It’s Time to Move On from Fossil Fuels

 Winona LaDuke spells it out, uncompromisingly

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September 12, 2016

Winona LaDukelongtime Native American activist and executive director of the group Honor the Earth.

While Democracy Now! was covering the Standing Rock standoff earlier this month, we spoke to Winona LaDuke, longtime Native American activist and executive director of the group Honor the Earth. She lives and works on the White Earth Reservation in northern Minnesota. She spent years successfully fighting the Sandpiper pipeline, a pipeline similar to Dakota Access. We met her right outside the Red Warrior Camp, where she has set up her tipi. Red Warrior is one of the encampments where thousands of Native Americans representing hundreds of tribes from across the U.S. and Canada are currently resisting the pipeline’s construction.

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