Standing Rock 6

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 19:08

The Standing Rock 6 are arrestees facing felony charges stemming from arrests on October 27, 2016 at ceremonial resistance camps at Standing Rock. These camps were convened in North Dakota by Native peoples and their allies who gathered there to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. Collectively, they are referred to as water protectors. These seven arrestees are out of the 800-some water protectors arrested, many the result of widespread police sweeps at demonstrations like October 22 with scant or no evidence to link most individuals to any crime.

The 6 faced up to 15 years or longer if convicted on their specific charges. They are:

Red Fawn Fallis

Michael “Little Feather” Giron

Michael “Rattler” Markus

Dion Ortiz

Brennon  “Bravo One”  Nastacio

James “Angry Bird” White

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