The backstory on Standing Rock, the federal government, and tribal sovereignty
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:33:47 GMT
Police in riot gear forming a wall across a road. Water cannons spraying water protectors in the night.
Toddler gifted teddy bears sewn from slain father's police uniforms
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:24:51 GMT
A family friend had teddy bears made for 2-year-old Malachi Snyder, pictured, out of the police uniforms of his slain father. St. Louis County Police Officer Blake Snyder, 33, was shot to death Oct. 6, 2016, while responding to a call.
Veterans build barracks for Dakota Access pipeline protesters in the cold
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:24:31 GMT
U.S. military veterans were building barracks on Friday at a protest camp in North Dakota to support thousands of activists who have squared off against authorities in frigid conditions to oppose a multibillion-dollar pipeline project near a Native American reservation. Veterans volunteering to be human shields have been arriving at the Oceti Sakowin camp near the small town of Cannon Ball, where they will work with protesters who have spent months demonstrating against plans to route the Dakota Access Pipeline beneath a lake near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, organizers said.
'This pipeline represents something deeper': Voices from Standing Rock
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:24:27 GMT
Native Americans and military veterans. Environmentalists. Police from nine states.
Famously cold N. Dakota winter menaces pipeline protest camp
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:22:50 GMT
In this Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016 photo, a person prays along the Cannonball River during a Native American water ceremony at the Oceti Sakowin camp where people have gathered to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline in Cannon B... . In this Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016 photo, Smokey, a member of the Sioux Native American tribe, rides the horse Prophecy, a descendant of the horse belonging to war chief Crazy Horse, as he pulls a sled at the Oceti Sakowin camp wh... .
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