The water protectors are confused over the tribe’s messages about closing the camp. If you’re thinking about going there yourself, you’re probably even more confused. Here’s Jordan Chariton’s latest post for an update.
Also read Representative Raúl Grijalva’s suggestions in the Huffington Post regarding how we can protect the environment going forward. In summary: keep the policies we have; talk to diverse groups of people and explain how important this is to them; call out our elected officials when they make bad votes or excuses. Finally, if they don’t listen, vote them out of office. 1. [Rep. Raúl Grijalva,Stand up Environmentalists, Huffington Post, January 31. Available: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/raul-m-grijalva/stand-up-environmentalist_b_14531792.html%5D↩