New York activist injured at Standing Rock visits Alton Gas protest site

An activist who was badly injured during a skirmish between water protectors and security forces in North Dakota is in Nova Scotia.

Trina Roache
APTN National News
An activist who was badly injured during a skirmish between water protectors and security forces in North Dakota is in Nova Scotia.

Sophia Wilansky is talking to protestors at the site of a gas storage facility along the shores of the Shubenacadie River.

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