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We Can Divest From Fossil Fuels and Invest Into Communities and a Clean Energy Economy

by Rashad Barber

I did not journey across the country to learn anything, I ventured to stand in solidarity with our Native relatives, but while I was at Standing Rock in the Oceti Sakowin Camp, I learned much, including the vastness of the camp. Continue reading We Can Divest From Fossil Fuels and Invest Into Communities and a Clean Energy Economy

Beacon Hill Photojournalist Returns From Standing Rock With Tales of Steadfast Resistance

by Kelsey Hamlin

Alex Garland is a freelance photojournalist in Seattle’s Beacon Hill neighborhood, and frequently publishes his photos in the South Seattle Emerald. He recently returned from his second trip to Standing Rock, North Dakota where the struggle against the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline has galvanized sustained resistance among Native American tribes. Many of the water protectors have had pepper spray and water hoses deployed on them. Garland, who usually lets his photos to do the talking, agreed to a Q&A about his time interviewing over fifty protectors at the Standing Rock encampment. Continue reading Beacon Hill Photojournalist Returns From Standing Rock With Tales of Steadfast Resistance