APTN National News
The pipeline stand off in North Dakota is starting to become a more prominent national issue in the United States.
For month, members of of the Standing Sioux Tribe, along with thousands of supporters, have been on the site of a construction site where a pipeline is supposed to be built.
Recently the protests turned violent when security forces who had dogs and mace turned on a number of people at the site.
A court ruling on whether to halt construction of the pipeline is expected Sept. 9.
APTN’s Dennis Ward talked with Chase Iron Eyes who was raised on the Standin Rock Sioux reservation and is now running as a Democrat for the U.S. Congress.