The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples spent 10 days collecting information from tribes and U.S. government officials. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz heard comments about the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota and oil and gas exploration in New Mexico and Arizona. Among other things, she says she recognizes a need for better consultation and a consistent federal policy for projects that affect tribes.
Jennifer Denetdale (Diné) – Prof. Jennifer Denetdale
Chairman Harold Frazier (Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe) – Tribal Chairman
Break music: Place I Call Home (song) Native Roots (artist) Most High (album)
Hear an interview with Victoria Tauli-Corpuz: