Lakota Activist Debra White Plume from Pine Ridge: Why I am a Water Protector at Standing Rock


Democracy Now!

Published on Sep 12, 2016

http://democracynow.org – While Democracy Now! was covering the standoff at Standing Rock earlier this month, we spoke to longtime Lakota water and land rights activist Debra White Plume, who was born and raised on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota and lives along the banks of Wounded Knee Creek. She described what the Dakota Access pipeline means to her.

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