Meet Sasha and Micheal Young and Shannon Smith at Standing Rock

Sasha and Micheal Young, from Texas, and Sasha’s sister, Shannon Smith, from California share their Standing Rock Story while handing out hot dogs to hungry Water Protectors.

They talk about their own Native heritage and why they were drawn to Standing Rock.

Micheal Young is a US Army Veteran who served from 1989-98.

Shannon mentions that she arrived from arrived just five minutes before the attacks that occurred at the Blackwater Bridge on Sunday, November 20, 2016.

They also talk about the sacrifice being made by many Water Protectors, the desire to serve, and ways that they have noticed that others can help support the camps.

As noted on the about page, the video is accompanied by familiar camp sounds including the wind and a chainsaw.

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