UPDATED 8:24 AM PT – Thursday, October 14, 2021
Far-left climate protesters entered their fourth day at the White House while Joe Biden stayed silent on the matter. On Thursday, hundreds remained near Pennsylvania Avenue even after Secret Service and Park Police reportedly arrested more than 150 demonstrators over the last few days.
— Friends of the Earth (Action) (@foe_us) October 13, 2021
“If we’re going to have Indigenous Peoples Day, we have to honor the people that were given that day too. You know, and that comes with responsibility and accountability for what’s happening to our people and our tribal lands. You know, toxifying our earth and again, we were the original caretakers of this land and we need our voices to be heard in how to take care of it.”
— Denise Bright Dove Ashton-Dunkley, protester
The demonstrators are demanding Biden hold up campaign promises he made during his run for president, including making tribal sovereignty. However, Biden has yet to say anything more than announcing Indigenous Peoples’ Day.