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Friday, April 16, 2021

Journalism and the NO DAPL Movement: On Being Present and Censorship


Photos 1 and 2 NO DAPL Walk in North Dakota. Remaining photos, actions in DC.

Journalism and the NO DAPL Movement: On Being Present and Censorship

By Brenda Norrell
Censored News

Journalism. There is no substitute for being present. Thanks to Govinda Dalton, Censored News was able to provide live coverage of tribal police creating a roadblock to prevent Lakota women and children on the NO DAPL Walk from entering the tribal compound of the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation in New Town, North Dakota.

The solidarity walkers were just over 20 Lakotas, mostly women, and young children, from Standing Rock and Cheyenne River, along with local tribal members on April 8.