Indigenous protesters urge Biden to stop approving fossil fuel projects

Demonstrators at Washington event want the president to declare the climate crisis a national emergency

Hundreds of protesters led by Indigenous activists from across the country demonstrated in front of the White House on Monday to demand that Joe Biden stop approving fossil fuel projects and declare the climate crisis a national emergency.

The rally marks the start of five days of demonstrations calling for greater attention to climate injustices as Native American leaders and tribal members head to the capital to publicize their demands.

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