BISMARCK – Another high profile Hollywood actress will lend her name to raise awareness for the Standing Rock Sioux effort. Jane Fonda will visit and help serve dinner to water protectors at the Oceti Sakowin camp, near Cannon Ball, North Dakota on Thanksgiving Day.
Fonda will be part of a delegation 50 people from around the country who will be visit the site of the Standing Rock action against the Dakota Access Pipeline — to serve a Wopila Feast to thank American Indian water protectors for their courage in defending Mother Earth.
“Our purpose is to give back to Native Americans – the Standing Rock Sioux and representatives of over 300 native tribes from throughout the Americas who have joined them in support,” says Judy Wicks, the primary organizer of the delegation.
Additionally, Fonda is contributing five butchered Bison and four Mongolian yurts to the camp.
Fonda is a two-time Academy Award-winner, and has won Oscars for her roles in “Klute” in 1971 and “Coming Home” in 1978, and is currently stars in the Netfix series “Grace and Frankie.”