People Power

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The call to disrupt President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration is growing with the help of documentary filmmaker and activist Michael Moore, who on Wednesday tweeted a grassroots group's plans for direct actions on January 20, 2017. Although Trump won the Electoral College, his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton took the popular vote by more than 2...
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...
Nika Knight, staff writer
In a long-awaited victory for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, the U.S. Army...


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."