This morning while still dark, the call to action came for all Water Protectors and Land Defenders to come to the front lines.
I stayed in camp, while the rest of our crew got up in the cold to risk arrest and possibly their lives.
Leah Tamara took these photos. Local authorities blocked roads unnecessarily, closed schools early. Local papers called it a riot.
Peaceful protests, some handcuffed themselves to a set of tipi poles.
Cops in riot gear, people praying.
We will not give up. More people coming every day!