Those offering their support for the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline represent dozens of tribes around the country. But there are also many non-Native people adding their voices to the cause. Their efforts can help amplify the message. But their methods can sometimes go against Native interests and cause friction. How can non-Native allies be most effective when attempting to help Native causes?
Jen Deerinwater (citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma) – a contributing writer for Resist Media and social media manager for Indigenous Resistance: Crushing Colonialism
Alex Soto (Tohono O’odham) – Hip-hop MC
Dixie Pauline – grassroots community organizer and herbalist
Break music: Power in the Blood (song) Buffy Sainte-Marie (artist) Power in the Blood (album)