Standing Rock Sioux Leader Talks Dakota Access Pipeline

Dave Archambault II calls for people concerned about the pipeline to stay focused on protecting water.
1:25 | 11/04/16

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Transcript for Standing Rock Sioux Leader Talks Dakota Access Pipeline
We're about protecting one. We are about protecting there are sacred places where about protecting sovereignty. While protecting. In the future we live with so many broken promises stands who trend has always. The polls fossil fuel development within our. Territory we've focused on water what are we doing today what am I doing to protect one we had three federal agencies advising. Equipment is but the core. Completely ignored. Consult with us before you finalize their plans. Even if they just say we're gonna reroute the pipeline and hugged me and care. That's huge. Where indigenous people the real well. As a solution. That recognizes tribal sovereignty and recognizes tribal rights that they have a right to put us we all have. To be water protection. We don't want anybody here. We don't want anybody. To die. And it'll have to. If we focused on the water that we focus on the prayer what is it that. Spending broadcasts. We have support that's only. Other tribal nations indigenous peoples from around the world. The city's. We have celebrities and news faithful it's underwater. With a prayer and peace in the violence.

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