Tokata Iron Eyes

Chynna Lockett

Two 16 year olds lead hundreds of people in a march against the Keystone XL Pipeline today. Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg and Lakota activist Tokata Iron Eyes chanted outside the Rapid City mayor's office about the pipeline’s environmental impact. 

 

Tokata Iron Eyes chants a questions, then Greta Thunberg and hundreds of others follow. 

 

The rally is full of teenagers supporting these young leaders. Iron Eyes says there’s power in mobilizing and voting in democracies. 

 

Climate Activists Travel To Pine Ridge

Oct 7, 2019

In The Moment ... October 7, 2019 Show 674 Hour 2

Sixteen-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg traveled to the Pine Ridge Reservation over the weekend. She joined another young activist, Tokata Iron Eyes, who was involved in the 2016 protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline, to talk about climate change.

SDPB's Chynna Lockett was there. She joins In The Moment to discuss the weekend's event and how it's continuing today.

Chynna Lockett

Sixteen year old Climate activist Greta Thunberg traveled to the Pine Ridge Reservation over the weekend. She joined a young Native American activist who was involved in the 2016 protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline to talk climate change.