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VIDEO: Neil Young Speaks, Round Dance in the Streets at Reject + Protect

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The Cowboy and Indian Alliance thanks GlobalResourcesNews.com for capturing these videos from the Reject + Protect events in D.C. this week. Neil Young addresses the crowd at Saturday’s rally: Lakota Artist Steve Tamayo describes his tipi design: Casey Camp of the Ponca Nation performs a traditional water ceremony: Casey Camp of the Ponca Nation gives […]
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MSNBC’s Chris Hayes Interviews #NoKXL Activist Daryl Hannah on Reject + Protect

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MSNBC’s “All in with Chris Hayes” interviewed actress and #NoKXL activist Daryl Hannah, who joined the Cowboy and Indian Alliance in D.C. on Saturday for the Reject + Protect ceremonial procession from their tipi encampment on the national mall to gift a tipi to Pres. Obama. The segment also includes some footage of the #PrayNoKXL interfaith […]
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MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” Meets Cowboy and Indian Alliance at Keystone XL Protests in Washington

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MSNBC host Ed Schultz joined us in D.C. with his film crew on Saturday, April 26 to cover the Cowboy and Indian Alliance’s “Reject and Protect” tipi encampment on the national mall, and ceremonial procession through the streets of D.C. to gift a tipi in honor of Pres. Obama to the National Museum of the American […]
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The Big Picture on RT Interviews the Cowboy and Indian Alliance

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“The Big Picture” on RT interviews Shane Red Hawk of the Sicangu Lakota band of the Rosebud Sioux Nation, and Nebraska rancher Mike Blocher about the Cowboy and Indian Alliance, and the Reject + Protect week-long #NoKXL protest encampment on the national mall in D.C. last week. Watch the clip below:
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Democracy NOW! Interviews Cowboy and Indian Alliance on Reject and Protect

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Democracy NOW! sent a film crew to cover the Reject + Protect encampment on the national mall in DC April 22-27, and on Monday invited members of the Cowboy and Indian Alliance, along with #NoKXL activist and actress Daryl Hannah, into their studios to talk about the event and the fight being waged by frontline […]
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Day Six, Reject + Protect: Interfaith Closing Ceremony at White House

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The Cowboy and Indian Alliance held an interfaith service at the White House in Lafayette Park on the closing day of Reject + Protect. The Cowboy and Indian Alliance at the White House. (Photo by Jamie Henn) Bold Nebraska’s Jane Kleeb kicked off the ceremony. (Photo by Jamie Henn) Rev. Yearwood of the Hip Hop […]
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Day Four, Reject + Protect: Visit to Sec. Kerry’s House, Street Round Dance, “Moral” Compass Delivery

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The Cowboy and Indian Alliance visited Secretary of State John Kerry’s house on Thursday morning, and held an interfaith prayer ceremony aimed at providing Sec. Kerry the strength and courage to uphold his status as a climate warrior and tell Pres. Obama to reject the Keystone XL pipeline. Speakers included Sundance Chief Rueben George, of the […]
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Day Three, Reject + Protect: Reflecting Pool Action, EPA Light Brigade

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In a bold action on Day Three of Reject + Protect, Nebraska farmer Art Tanderup and Wizipan Little Elk of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe risked arrest to spread our #NoKXL message — when they stepped into the reflecting pool at the Lincoln Memorial carrying a banner that read: “Standing in the water could get me arrested. […]
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Day Two, Reject + Protect: White House Meeting, Canadian Embassy Visit

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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 […]
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Day One, Reject + Protect: Cowboy and Indian Alliance Rides Into D.C.

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  The Cowboy and Indian Alliance (CIA), a group of ranchers, farmers and tribal leaders — including almost 100 from Nebraska — launched a five-day “Reject and Protect” encampment on the National Mall yesterday to urge President Obama to “reject” the Keystone XL pipeline and “protect” their land, water, climate, and tribal rights. The encampment […]
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