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The Cowboy Indian Alliance and xl pipeline protests

In Morning Magazine

This past weekend there were nationwide protests against The xl pipeline. The protests were organized by The Cowboy Indian Alliance, a group of ranchers, farmers and tribal communities from along the pipeline route. This past weekend, a group of Denver activists headed to the Pineridge reservation in South Dakota for a mocassins on the ground training. The trainings are hosted by affected communities and participants receive training in nonviolent direct action, media and medic training. About a dozen people attended from Colorado. KGNU spoke to Robert Shinay, a member of the Kiowa Nation, from Denver.

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Participants in last weekends Moccasins on the Ground Training in South Dakota (Photo KGNU)