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Two women stand next to each other in a field. There is a bus in the far right background. Facing the camera, the two women smile and hold their fists in the air.

Water Protectors Come Together for the Mní Wičoni Healing Gathering [PHOTO ESSAY]

Hundreds of water protectors, allies and supporters came together for healing, ceremony, celebration—and strategizing—at the Mní Wičoni Healing Gathering at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.

A demonstrator holds a sign reading "Water = Life!" at a demonstration outside the White House against President Donald Trump's executive action to allow the Dakota Access Pipeline on February 8, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

Construction Begins on Final Segment of Dakota Access Pipeline

The Army granted an easement, ignoring the Standing Rock Sioux tribe’s request for further analysis. 

Military veterans, most of whom are Native American, confront police guarding a bridge near Oceti Sakowin Camp on the edge of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation on November 30, 2016, outside Cannon Ball, North Dakota.

#NoDAPL Tribal Leaders Testify Before International Human Rights Commission on Abuses

Native women’s rights and excessive force by law enforcement were discussed in-depth.