By Matthew Cole Scott Posted on November 30, 2016 Share Tweet Share Share Email Comments The Native Americans are standing up for their inherent right. Cops are supposed to serve and protect, and theyâ€™re punishing humans that are trying to protect the water for drinking. They had the land first and I think the government should leave them alone. It really disturbs me that in our society now we value money over everything. It would be amazing if this turned into a protest for renewable resources. About the author Related posts Matthew Cole Scott Contributor at Good Times | Blog Matthew is a California native and has lived in Santa Cruz for 34 years. A sculptor, photographer, avid biker and professional disc golfer, he has played tournaments in more than ten states and is the winner of the 2002 New Zealand Championships. What advice would you give to your previous boss?If Tonight Was Your Last Night on Earth, What Would You Do?What's Your Best Ground Score?What gives you hope?Do you think the Santa Cruz Wharf needs a makeover?What does the current border policy say about America today?What is one thing that humankind should have learned by now?What were your career ambitions as a child? Related Items:local talk, Standing Rock Share Tweet Share Share Email Recommended for you What is one thing that humankind should have learned by now? What’s your favorite band that nobody’s heard of? If you had a minor superpower, what would it be?