Bismarck, North Dakota - Sept 9, 2016
Inside the North Dakota State Capitol, Joann Spottedbear, at left, talks with information desk volunteer Herbert J. Wilson, at center. Spottedbear wanted to obtain documents with the names of those involved in the Dakota Pipeline.
A rally took place celebrating the government's order to pause construction on part of the Dakota Pipeline.
In a historic gathering of more than a hundred Native American tribes from across North America, protestors are rallying to stop the pipeline they fear will poison the Missouri River, which runs through the Standing Rock Sioux reservation.
CREDIT: Alyssa Schukar for The New York Times