Related Off-site Links:
Police Remove Last Standing Rock Protesters in Military-style Takeover – Julia Carrie Wong (The Guardian, February 23, 2017).
We Have to Keep Fighting: Water Protectors Vow Continued Resistance to #DAPL as Main Camp is Evicted – Democracy Now! (February 23, 2017).
Standing Rock is Burning – But Our Resistance Isn't Over – Julian Brave NoiseCat (The Guardian, February 23, 2017).
Standing Rock Faces Media Blackout During Militarized Operation to Clear Camps – Jihan Hifaz (The Real News, February 23, 2017).
Protesters Leave Dakota Access Pipeline Area; Some Stay And Are Arrested – Rebecca Hersher (MPR News, February 22, 2017).
Last Remnants of Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Camp Are Engulfed in Flames – Blake Nicholson and James MacPherson (Associated Press via Time, February 22, 2017).
Standing Rock Protest Camp, Once Home to Thousands, is Razed – Mitch Smith (New York Times, February 23, 2017).
DAPL Opponents Vow to "Rise" from Ashes of Oceti Sakowin and Keep Fighting – Lauren McCauley (Common Dreams, February 23, 2017).
Trump Administration Withdrew Legal Memo that Found "Ample Legal Justification" to Halt Dakota Access Pipeline – James Hill (ABC News, February 23, 2017).
Left: Police make arrests as they move through the Oceti Sakowin camp – February 23, 2017. (Photo: Angus Mordant/NPR)
Above right: Police officers and their armored vehicle approach the Last Child Camp at Standing Rock in North Dakota on February 1, 2017. In sharing this image on Facebook, Evan Greer wrote: "U.S. history condensed into a single photo," while Marshall Deerfield opines, "The Western world has never had a clearer view of itself and its war machine."(Photo: Ryan Vizzions)
Postscript: The following photographs were taken February 23, 2017 at Standing Rock's Oceti Sakowin camp by Reuters photographer Terray Sylvester. (For more images, click here.)
Updates: Water is Life: The Story of Standing Rock Won’t Go Away – Mark Trahant (Yes!, February 24, 2017).
Here’s How the Standing Rock Sioux Will Keep Fighting Dakota Access – in Court – Sabrina Imbler (Grist, February 28, 2017).
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Not Properly Heard in Pipeline Dispute, Says UN Official – Blake Nicholson (Associated Press via CBC News, March 3, 2017).
Keystone Pipeline Won’t Use U.S. Steel Despite Trump Pledge – Blake Nicholson (Associated Press via PBS Newshour, March 3, 2017).
Sen. Franken Seeks FBI Answers on Federal Attempts to Question Standing Rock Protesters – Allison Sherry (Star Tribune, March 5, 2017).
See also the previous Wild Reed posts:
• Quote of the Day – January 24, 2017
• "It Is All Connected"
• At Standing Rock and Beyond, Celebrating and Giving Thanks for a "Historic Decision"
• Standing in Prayer and Solidarity with the Water Protectors of Standing Rock
• Standing Together
• Quote of the Day – August 19, 2016
• Something to Think About – October 13, 2015
• Words of Wisdom on Indigenous Peoples Day
• Something to Think About – April 22, 2014
• Threshold Musings
• "Something Sacred Dwells There"
Opening image: The Other 98%.