For months the Dakota Access Pipeline has made headlines as thousands of people from all over the country show support for the Standing Rock Sioux tribe.
But what does it mean to Montana? Like North Dakota, Montana has a large American Indian population. It also has a large population of people who depend on the natural resource industry.
Today, the Billings Gazette photographer Bronte Wittpenn offers a series of vignettes on how Montanans are showing support and how residents of North Dakota communities are affected.
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Something changed for Jerry Thex when he saw a Sept. 3 video of Dakota Access Pipeline security using dogs to drive protesters off private land.
In August the Oceti Sakowin Camp had around 40 people in it, said Spud MedicineHorse.
Cory Bryson, 32, has known about the Dakota Access Pipeline since 2013. He attended public hearings in 2014, when he spoke with landowners, re…
On Nov. 6, while hundreds of people participated in a forgiveness march down the main street in Mandan, a few stayed behind, walking on either side.