Rising Up With Sonali

Robert Fisk on Syria War, Ojibwe Challenge Treaty, Alaska’s Indigenous Climate Activism — 09/04/15

Uprising-Full-Photo-Show-Sept.-4-2015On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Cristina Mislan analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, as the world is haunted by the images of a 3-year old Syrian boy’s body we’ll turn today to acclaimed journalist Robert Fisk, Middle East correspondent for the Independent. And, Joe Plumer, an attorney for the White Earth band of Ojibwe, joins us to discuss how members of his community are challenging an 1855 US treaty. Plus, as a week of events with President Obama in Alaska wraps up, we’ll go to Anchorage to speak with indigenous activist Faith Gemmill to discuss climate change and more.

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