In Dallas on Friday, 9/8/17, there was a protest at Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) that grew tense after local police & security guards “tried to shut down an Indigenous drum ceremony. Activists later marched to the home of ETP CEO, Kelcy Warren, at a gated mansion.
Truthout coverage, http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/41891-as-hurricanes-intensify-so-does-resistance-to-big-oil-in-the-gulf, “For Foytlin, there is a direct correlation between leaders in Washington and problems faced by residents of the Gulf coast. The same pollution Houston faces in the wake of Harvey occurs when storms hit refineries and chemicals plants near New Orleans, Mobile and other cities along the Gulf Coast.
Foytlin lives in Rayne, Louisiana, and her house has flooded twice in the past year: once during a 1,000-year flood that devastated central Louisiana last summer, and again during heavy rains this spring.
“It’s a situation where our leaders are intentionally putting our lives in danger … especially the Trump administration,” Foytlin said.
Foytlin said it’s clear that climate disruption is causing unusually strong storms and heavy rains, and oil and gas development has damaged wetlands that soak up excess water and prevent flooding. That’s one reason why Foytlin has become a central figure in the fight to stop the Bayou Bridge Pipeline.
‘Who keeps building [oil] infrastructure on a coastline that keeps melting away and keeps being hit by storms?’ Foytlin said”.
HERE is the Facebook snapshots of Warrior Foytlin dancing, https://www.facebook.com/kim.t.feil/posts/10213986370996288?pnref=story