Deep Freeze at Standing Rock
This battle over the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock is far from over. In fact, some would say, it’s about to get real. In this episode of Still Here comes a closer look at some of the new challenges emerging at the start of a new year – for the water protectors, for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and for a new North Dakota governor who, on day one, came out in favor of the $3.8 billion dollar energy project. In this final week before Donald J. Trump takes the presidential oath of...
Welcome to Still Here
In this preview episode, host Jenni Monet is at the Sacred Stone Camp near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation where she symbolically announces the launch of the podcast, Still Here: Modern Stories of Resilience, Indigenously Told. It's where water protectors have gathered to fight a pipeline, a unifying resistance campaign that many have called historic -- healing, even, from centuries of generational trauma. Welcome to Still Here. Over the course of the next several weeks, journalist...