bank of america 01Small group protests Bank of America’s funding of Dakota Access Pipeline

 

This is a columbiatribune.com article.

 

A small group of people stood in the cold wind early Saturday afternoon in front of Bank of America’s downtown Columbia branch, holding signs and trying to deliver a message to passers-by: The bank should not support the continued use of fossil fuels, namely by partially financing the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline.

The protesters, with the local group Protectors of Water and Land, held signs that promoted clean energy and blasted the bank in front of its branch at 800 E. Cherry St. for financing a portion of the project. Perry Bigsoldier, whose legal surname is Griggs and who claims Sac and Fox and Otoe tribal heritage, said he hoped people would see them and think about the issue.

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