Wednesday at Reject + Protect kicked off with a water ceremony inside the main tipi on the national mall. (Photo by Jamie Henn)
(Bryan Brewer, president of the Oglala Sioux tribe, performs a ceremony with water from the Ogallala aquifer. Photo by Jamie Henn)
Members of the Cowboy and Indian Alliance met with White House officials on Wednesday. (Photo by ©Garth Lenz / iLCP)
The Cowboy and Indian Alliance also visited the Canadian Embassy to bring a message to Honor the Treaties between First Nations and the Canadian government. Watch the clip below of the action, courtesy of Idle No More.
Josh Fox, anti-fracking activist and director of the Oscar-nominated documentary “Gasland” visits the Reject + Protect tipi encampment on the national mall. (Photo by ©Garth Lenz / iLCP)
MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” on Wednesday interviewed Tom Genung, a Nebraska landowner and chair of the Nebraska Easement Action Team, and Wizipan Little Elk of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe live from the Reject + Protect tipi encampment on the national mall in D.C.
Watch the clip below:
Here is the cowboy perspective on the Cowboy & Indian Alliance, as told by Nebraska cowboys Ben Gotschall, Bob Allpress, and ten-year-old Mason Mitchell at the opening ceremony of Reject + Protect in front of the Capitol in D.C. (Thanks to Human Dimensions TV)