On Sunday February 5, 2017, protestors gathered to oppose the Trump administration's decision to allow continued construction of the Keystone XL (Dakota Access) Pipeline, which runs through a sacred burial ground of the Standing Rock Sioux and could compromise their access to clean water via the Missouri River.
Ary Katz, artivist, holds #NODAPL sign
Feathers of an elder's staff
Gray Wolf waits to be interviewed by a news team
Activist's cap. American Indian Movement.
Turquoise ring & bird detail on women's sign
Red Fawn is an organizer and community leader of the Oglala Lakota Sioux. She was arrested following a police raid during which she was serving as a medic. She is the only remaining prisoner resulting from the raid. Police claim that she fired a weapon at them; witnesses from the camp refute this claim.
Native woman watches from outside
A little boy leaves after a round of applause for his contribution to the drum circle. He heard the music and was inspired to join with his harmonica.
Native women holding sign
"Protect Mother Earth"
Young man holds a flag for the American Indian movement
Young activist holds sign "This Is Native Land"
News crew interviews Native activist