Winona LaDuke to Enbridge: invest in clean energy, not the Sandpiper pipeline

As First Nations launch lawsuits against Enbridge’s Northern Gateway in Canada, Indigenous opposition is building against a $2 billion pipeline in the U.S.

Winona LaDuke, an activist, environmentalist and member of the White Earth Band in northwest Minnesota, says her band is up in arms against Enbridge’s Sandpiper pipeline, which would bisect the reservation.

“We’re pretty sure they’re going to get oil in our water and in our wild rice. The pipeline does not benefit us,” LaDuke told The Vancouver Observer. “We have all the risk and they make all the money.”

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