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."
Dakota Access Pipeline
"Instead of doing to settler society what they did to us—genociding, removing, excluding—there's a capaciousness to Indigenous resistance movements that welcomes in nonindigenous peoples into our struggle."
"I wish the government would use the same resources to go after the oil...
"You either stand with family farmers, ranchers, Tribal Nations, and...
Women's Earth & Climate Action Network
Lakota People's Law Project
Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR)