President Donald Trump took quick action toward advancing the Dakota Access Pipeline project. We’ll discuss what was in the orders he signed this week. We’ll also talk about the strong response from tribal leaders, activists and protesters on the ground as we get a handle on recent news. Also, what does a repeal of Obamacare mean for the Indian Health Care Improvement Act? Those topics and your comments are up for discussion in our news round up.
Mark Trahant (Shoshone-Bannock) – Charles R. Johnson Endowed Professor of Journalism at the University of North Dakota
Rob Capriccioso (Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians) – Washington D.C. Bureau Chief for Indian Country Today Media Network
Jenni Monet (Laguna Pueblo) – independent journalist and executive producer and host of the podcast Still Here
Break music: Nitohta (song) Asani (artist) Listen (album)