Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Chairman's DAPL Fight in Washington

Harold Frazier and his team traveled to D.C., when they presented a temporary restraining order against the DAPL on Feb. 13 and reviewed the original treaties the U.S. signed with the Great Sioux Nation.
4:27 | 02/23/17

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Today. Come to Washington. Are tribes can refute drivers. Has the hearing at 2 o'clock. In federal district court. We filed a temporary restraining order against the corps of engineers. And their hope and the we get that we're also hoping that did who requires. Corps of engineers and the coax us to do environmental impact statement. Or. And he meant is considered under attempting to. Put a pipeline across Missouri River. Look up the river road trip. But through May send them in the United States. I live here become and remind us. Why we're. And who we. Pretty powerful army to see the actual document that. Govern the relationship between those two nation in the federal government. In on his you know I was I can look back and I think the official documents and and you find out and to see there are 1851 treaty part of army treaty was signed. On sheep skin was really something awesome. What this thing looking at the documents. If that what's happening today. I think though. Well. That's what people look at we will act earlier treaties two verses. You know their current case law wanting life Utley we let. This mean and we promised them agreed to. Hold up ball and then we let the federal government. You know do we or strength you. Do you know. Stand up to the government. The tree. Terry hill hilarious kicked and hit it. Doubt. It trying to remain optimistic. Thinking very hopeful that. Then. I think whether or not and yeah. Fuel and food at the end of the hopefully. But it's a good. It's. Earl Bradley isn't continue on. Keep fighting struggling. We'll be here. Good kids aren't. You I'm not about children and everybody back couple event. The second time every afternoon. Yeah it opened my early rigor and there are becoming less how far Jay-Z IDR. Definitely a little disappointed on the outcome of hearing today on a temporary restraining order you know and kind of true to me it's pretty tough to get immediate relief. Some discord. What is got to continue long and they'll be a full hearing on. On our motion control hopefully we have better results from there meanwhile would this not to continue to keep working and strengthen our our arguments are motion. When we do have a hearing that we would be successful so what does Kevorkian and in working with the other tribes right now several other tribes have filed though about the good thing I think that marvelous stunt. Stand together to better outcome will be of these engines Auckland goal is to popped up pipeline from crossing the Missouri River. You feel that he. I cannot unload him all I if only really. You know how he would say is there anything in and I I felt pretty ged. A potter our lawyer Nikki this started a good job in presenting our arguments. Things you do to get jobs. Little. Also thought they denied his I didn't think that the government lawyer was too prepared. Your thoughts away goals.

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