People Power

Nika Knight, staff writer
Veterans and water protectors unite in prayer, calling for an end to the entire Dakota Access Pipeline project, in the midst of a blizzard Monday.
After celebrating the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Sunday decision to deny the Dakota Access Pipeline a permit to tunnel under the Missouri River, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and their allies opposing the pipeline are sure of one thing: the fight is not ove r. Energy Transfer Partners, the company behind the pipeline, on Monday filed a lawsuit...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The call to disrupt President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration is growing with...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Water protectors at the Oceti Sakowen camp celebrate the news that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers would not grant an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). (Photo: Stephanie Keith / Reuters)
The Obama administration's rejection of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) is...


In what has been likened to a classical "hero's journey," Chris Turley - a decorated wounded veteran of Afghanistan and member of the Osage Nation - arrived at Sacred Stone camp after a prayerful, two-week, 800-mile trek on foot from Oklahoma. One of the first of over 2,000 vets coming this weekend and a self-described "warrior of this country" raising funds for both vets' programs and Standing Rock, comrades say Turley exemplifies "the highly contagious emotion we call courage."