Five weeks ago, Nizhawendaamin Indaakiminaan (We Love Our Land), a group of grassroots Red Lake tribal members and allies, occupied the land directly over a set of four Enbridge Pipelines to demand that the flow of oil be stopped.
In this new video, members of Nizhawendaamin Indaakiminaan talk about their reasons for taking action.
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