All photos by Chris Geovanis. Hear her accompanying radio report here.
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The Oceti Sakowin camp, straddling both sides of the Cannonball River barely a mile from its drainage into the Missouri River beyond. Flags from hundreds of Native Nations and international allies from as far away as Palestine line the drive through the camp, which on a typical day, houses and feeds thousands. (Photo credit: Chris Geovanis)
Jasmine Hardin (left), a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation, came from Winnebago, Nebraska with her aunts and uncle, one of hundreds of family encampments making up the larger mobilization against the Dakota Access pipeline. (Photo credit: Chris Geovanis)
Along the Cannonball River at the northern section of Oceti Sakowin camp, just north of the boundary of the Standing Rock reservation. (Photo credit: Chris Geovanis)
If it’s finished, the Dakota Access pipeline will run roughly 1,100 miles across farmlands, forests and rivers in four states to a terminus in southern Illinois. (Photo credit: Chris Geovanis)
The National Guard has continued to maintain blockades along the highway leading to the water protectors’ camps – even though authorities tentatively promised to remove them 10 days ago. (Photo credit: Chris Geovanis)
Heavy machinery lies behind fencing erected to deter opponents of the Dakota Access pipeline from the construction area. Along Highway 24, between the Red Warrior and Oceti Sakowin camps. (Photo credit: Chris Geovanis)