Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault calls DAPL decision, statements ‘win for all Indians’ at Bismarck protest
BISMARCK, N.D. – Protesters in Bismarck were following along with the rest of the country today awaiting the U.S. District Court’s ruling on the Dakota Access Pipeline. First reacting to the decision from Judge Boasberg and then to the statement from the Department of Justice and other federal organizations. The protesters experienced a roller coaster ride of emotions.
As the protest filled the Capitol grounds, one by one demonstrators shook the hands of North Dakota Highway Patrolmen stationed to keep the peace.
Then a flurry of news from Washington, D.C.
“You had the judges decision on one end of it which is kind of a downer and then right after that you get this joint statement by the three federal agencies, who basically halt construction underneath the river, and it’s my response was I was just ecstatic. I was so excited and happy,” said Dallas Goldtooth, Indigenous Environmental Network….PLEASE – READ MORE: