How Standing Rock Is Changing Us

The Standing Rock uprising is expanding minds and opening hearts, and teaching thousands about ways of life that put the sacredness of life first. At the Oceti Sakowin camp there were celebrations into the night when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ decision was announced. Fireworks lit up the sky, which is normally dominated by police searchlights,… Read More How Standing Rock Is Changing Us

At Standing Rock, a Sense of Purpose: “This Is How We Should Be Living”

Protecting the water and sacred sites brought people here. The experience of being here is changing lives. Drive from Bismarck, North Dakota, to the Standing Rock encampment, and the sign that something unusual is happening is abrupt: a checkpoint staffed by the National Guard. Continue south, past rolling grasslands with an occasional farmhouse, until there… Read More At Standing Rock, a Sense of Purpose: “This Is How We Should Be Living”