Honor the Earth Executive Director Winona LaDuke and six other women were arrested Monday afternoon, July 19, during a protest in front of the pending Enbridge Line 3 replacement near the Shell River in Wadena County.
They were booked into the Wadena County Jail on charges of trespassing on critical public service facilities and refusing to leave upon demand, according to the Wadena County Sheriff’s in-custody list. The seven were:
Kristen Lynne Razowsky, 46, of MinneapolisCheryl Lynn Barnds, 52, of Takoma Park, Md.Kelly Reta Maracle, 57, of Gowanda, N.Y.Patricia Jean Weber, 54, of Corvallis, Ore.Mary Katherine Klein, 52, of Penngrove, Calif.Barbara Lee With, 66, of La Pointe, Wis.Winona Helena LaDuke, 61, of Ponsford, Minn.
A news release from Honor the Earth said the women were sitting at the river crossing “in peaceful prayer to oppose the construction of Line 3.”
Honor the Earth Executive Director Winona LaDuke was arrested Monday, July 19, 2021, and booked into Wadena County Jail. (Courtesy Wadena County Sheriff’s Office)