Saul Elbein

Saul Elbein is a freelance journalist currently living on the road in South America. His work has appeared in the New Republic, the New York Times Magazine, This American Life, and the Texas Observer.

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Portable solar arrays helped power the Oceti Sakowin Camp, which rose on the north end of the Standing Rock Reservation in the summer and fall of 2016 in opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline. Though primarily powered by wood and gasoline, the camps also ran on a great deal of solar. (Photo: Saul Elbein) Views
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Red Cloud’s Revolution: Oglalla Sioux Freeing Themselves From Fossil Fuel
Henry Red Cloud, like so many Oglalla Sioux young men, left the reservation to work in construction. When he returned home in 2002, he needed a job, and also wanted to make a difference. He attended a solar energy workshop and saw the future. Today, Red Cloud runs Lakota Solar and the Red Cloud...
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