People Power

Nika Knight, staff writer
Sunset over the Oceti Sakowin protest camp
Water protectors standing against the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline are bracing for militarized police to descend on their protest camp near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' evacuation deadline of 2pm CST Wednesday looms. Tweets about #NoDAPL OR #MniWiconi OR #StandingRocksLastStand Law enforcement has already...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
President Donald Trump belittled engaged constituents on Twitter Tuesday...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Activists scaled the base of the Statue of Liberty on Tuesday to unfurl a...


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."