- Title: Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg visits Standing Rock
- Date: 8th October 2019
- Summary: STANDING ROCK RESERVATION, NORTH DAKOTA, UNITED STATES (OCTOBER 8, 2019) (REUTERS) TEEN CLIMATE ACTIVIST GRETA THUNBERG GREETING MEMBERS OF THE STANDING ROCK RESERVATION (SOUNDBITE) (English) TEEN CLIMATE ACTIVIST, GRETA THUNBERG, SAYING: "I started to become an activist when I was - I don't really know. There wasn't one moment that changed everything, but it was a slow process when I started to educate myself about the climate and ecological crisis. And I just started to understand the urgency." THUNBERG SITTING AT TABLE ON PANEL WITH NATIVE AMERICAN ACTIVIST, TOKATA IRON EYES
- Embargoed: 22nd October 2019 19:40
- Keywords: Greta Thunberg Standing Rock Reservation Dakota Access Pipeline
- Location: STANDING ROCK RESERVATION, NORTH DAKOTA, UNITED STATES
- City: STANDING ROCK RESERVATION, NORTH DAKOTA, UNITED STATES
- Country: USA
- Topics: Environment,Climate Politics
- Reuters ID: LVA001B08NN0N
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg continued her tour across the United States on Tuesday (October 8) with a visit to the Standing Rock Reservation, the site of protests and clashes over the Dakota Access Pipeline in recent years.
Thunberg joined a panel of Native American environmental activists, expressing her support for them, her concern over various environmental issues and sharing a little bit about herself.
She also greeted members of the Standing Rock community with hugs and handshakes.
Earlier, Thunberg was in South Dakota where she spoke to activists at the Pine Ridge Reservation and led a march in Rapid City.
(Production: Jim Urquhart, Kristin Neubauer)
- Copyright Holder: REUTERS
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