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Photo Essay

Scenes of Celebration at Standing Rock

Photo Essay

Scenes of Celebration at Standing Rock

What began months ago as a seven-woman protest on sacred Sioux grounds grew into a wide, historic movement. The estimated number of people at the camp at any given time recently well exceeds 10,000. (Michael Nigro / Truthdig)

Editor’s note: Photojournalist Michael Nigro was at Oceti Sakowin Camp in Standing Rock, North Dakota, for Truthdig Sunday and captured images of the reactions of the “water protectors” to news that the Dakota Access pipeline will not pass through the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard and philosopher-activist Cornel West were among those who joined the protectors. See Truthdig’s ongoing coverage of the #NoDAPL protests here.

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Michael Nigro is a leading photojournalist for Truthdig, known for his reporting from deep within major events. He was “on the ground” for the website at the infamous protest in Charlottesville, Va., when…
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