ICYMI: APTN’s Dennis Ward reports on weekend events in #StandingRock, North Dakota

Dennis Ward reports on the #StandingRock decision.

Dennis Ward
APTN National News
Supporters from more than 100 American Tribes converged on North Dakota to stand side by side with the Standin Rock Sioux Tribe in their fight against the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline project.

On Friday, everyone was waiting for a U.S. Federal court judge would support an injunction to stop work on the site the Sioux Tribe says is sacred ground.

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Dennis is Metis from southern Manitoba. After spending a decade working in TV in Alberta and Ontario, Dennis returned to Manitoba to join APTN’s Winnipeg bureau as reporter/correspondent in September 2014. In 2016, he won a Canadian Association of Journalists award for his story A Soldier Scorned for APTN Investigates. In 2017, he became a host/producer for APTN National News and Face to Face. In 2020, Dennis and co host Melissa Ridgen were nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for Best News Anchor, National.