“A nation isn’t defeated until the hearts of the women are on the ground.”
“No way would Black or Brown people be treated that way had they attacked a symbol of our democracy.”
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The camp was “one of the most soulfully powerful places I’ve ever been,” says a volunteer medic.
These Native herbalists are doing more than just healing sore muscles.
Photographer Josué Rivas spent seven months living at Standing Rock, documenting the gathering force of Native Americans and their allies. He says it wasn’t just a protest; it was an awakening.
Americans saw the Indigenous struggle—the violence, stolen resources, colluding corporations and governments—that goes hand in hand with protecting the Earth.
“We’re just beginning to bring those Indigenous perspectives forward again.”
“The Standing Rock I knew was not a mystical place with a uniform perspective. It was a complex place—an experiment in love, hope, courage, and solidarity.”
“Indigenous women ... often are the ones to call out injustice when they see it immediately. We saw that at Standing Rock.”