Democracy Now: Standing Rock's Fight Against Dakota Pipeline Continues While Tribe Plans for a Fossil-Free Future
From Democracy Now 7/4/2017:
"We speak with Standing Rock Sioux Chair Dave Archambault II and Nick Tilsen, executive director of the Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation and a citizen of the Oglala Lakota Nation on Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota."
At about the 38 minute mark, Archambault and Tilsen talk about Standing Rock's plans for renewable energy.
AMY GOODMAN: You’re founding executive director of the Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation, which is what?
NICK TILSEN: It’s a nonprofit, grassroots, community-based organization doing sustainable economic development in one of the poorest communities in America. And we’re building a community from scratch based on renewable energy, sustainable housing and designing communities based on indigenous values.
Click here to watch the interview, or read the transcript.