Gabriel San Roman
OC Photographer Reports From Standing Rock Protests
Updated: Aug 27, 2020
More than one million people "checked-in" at Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota over the weekend hoping to throw off law enforcement who might be monitoring attempts by protesters to stop construction of the multi-state Dakota Access Pipeline. (The Morton County Sheriff's Department would like us to believe no such surveillance is taking place). Effective online activism or not, around 5,000 people are actually on the ground for the continuing battle over the Wasichu pipeline's fate.
Read more on my latest OC Weekly Navel Gazing Blog post: