Radio Tacoma founding member, Louisa Beal, interviewed three women organizing to support indigenous sovereignty and stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. In the following pieces of audio, you will hear from Sarah Herr, Sallie Shawl, and Stephanie Masterman. Each interview brings a unique perspective to the campaign against the pipeline and can help us understand what can be done to support the people at Standing Rock.
On Nov 15th, rallies were held across the nation to show support for the peaceful protestors and water protectors in North Dakota. Sarah Herr was one of the organizers of a rally in Silverdale, WA. This is my interview with Sarah, recorded on Friday, Dec 2, 2016. Download the audio here or listen below.
Sallie Shawl traveled to Standing Rock in November. Her perspective is one of social justice and how best to support Standing Rock. This interview was recorded on Dec 4th, 2016. Download the audio here or listen below.
Stephanie Masterman is a member of the Tlingit tribe of Southeast Alaska. She went to standing rock on two occasions and is a powerful voice for both the indigenous people and for the youth of this country. This interview was recorded on Dec. 6, 2016. Download the audio here or listen below.
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