Clergy and Native leaders process from the Oceti Sakowin camp to Backwater Bridge in a show of solidarity with Standing Rock Sioux water protectors contesting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota.
An elder burns copies of the Doctrine of Discovery at a Nov. 3 ceremony where faith leaders denounced the doctrine and apologized for its consequences.
Native American veterans join the protest of water protectors on Backwater Bridge near Cannon Ball, North Dakota.
Clergy are met at the prayer circle with cleansing water and a smile.
Barbed wire protects the construction area of the Dakota Access Pipeline as it snakes its way east toward the Missouri River and the site of Standing Rock protests.
Father James Joiner of Portland, Oregon prepares to walk past riot police deployed to halt clergy protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline at the North Dakota governor's residence.
Water protectors lead a chant on Backwater Bridge near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. The burned out remains of trucks and a long line of state and federal law enforcement vehicles block the bridge.
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