Standing Rock: Protecting more than you might think

NOTE: This is not a news article, this a blog entry. The opinions expressed here are simply that, opinions. The information relayed here was collected first-hand on-site from individual people at Oceti Sakowin Camp. As some of you may know, Lynsey G. and I recently traveled to Oceti Sakowin Camp at Standing Rock Indian Reservation¬†from October 29th to November 3rd. We went to donate some supplies and offer assistance where we could as well as to do some firsthand investigating as press into what’s really happening there. As we all know, big media is too often synonymous with big agenda. The most trusted source of information we all have is our own two eyes and our own two ears. For many getting up and going to things like this to see what’s really happening, for one reason or another, just isn’t possible. For us it was possible, so we went. We packed up and left our home in Missoula, MT, and made the 13-hour drive to Cannon Ball, ND. Having read so much about it from different sides with different slants, we didn’t really know what to expect. Would we see people praying, or throwing rocks and lighting fires, or … Continue reading Standing Rock: Protecting more than you might think