Cameron Russell

674 days ago

This is how we should be living, one person at our camp says. We give what we have to give, and take what we need.

At Standing Rock, a Sense of Purpose: “This Is How We Should Be Living”

yesmagazine.org

Drive from Bismarck, North Dakota, to the Standing Rock encampment, and the sign that something unusual is happening is abrupt: a checkpoint staffed by the National Guard. Continue south, past rolling grasslands with an occasional farmhouse, until there is nothing but open space.